This special edition of DC NEWSMAKERS takes an in-depth look at the incident experts are calling the worst cyber hack in federal government history. Some of the questions people are asking about the breach:●Why didn’t the government anticipate the attack and try to prevent it?●What took the government so long to reveal the breaches?●Why was its response to affected employeThis special edition of DC NEWSMAKERS takes an in-depth look at the incident experts are calling the worst cyber hack in federal government history. Some of the questions people are asking about the breach:●Why didn’t the government anticipate the attack and try to prevent it?●What took the government so long to reveal the breaches?●Why was its response to affected employees so slow and inept?●Why is the information technology posture of the agency holding all the PII of every federalemployee so problematic?●What is the government’s plan to fix its problems?You'll learn what these experts say about the cyber attack, its aftermath, and how federal employees and private citizens should protect themselves:●Colleen Kelley, President of the National Treasury Employees Union, discussing the lack ofinformation coming out of OPM about the breach, and the toll rumors and speculation are takingon the workforce;●Major General Dale Meyerrose (U.S. Air Force ret.), former Chief Information Officer in theOffice of the Director of National Intelligence, on the appropriate responses to cyber breaches,and how certain we can be in attributing this attack to the Chinese;●Richard Spires, former Chief Information Officer at both the Department of HomelandSecurity (home of both US-CERT and the EINSTEIN program, two key programs in the breachresponse) and the Internal Revenue Service, on his testimony to a Senate Appropriationssubcommittee hearing about how the breach is a symptom of broader systemic weaknesses ingovernment information technology;●Senator Tom Carper, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Homeland Security andGovernmental Affairs Committee, on legislation he is teaming with the committee’s Chairman,Senator Ron Johnson, to boost cybersecurity efforts at agencies; and●General Michael Hayden (U.S. Air Force ret.), former Director of the National SecurityAgency and former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, providing some context aboutthe intelligence aspect of the data breach, what federal employees should do if their informationhas been compromised by a foreign espionage organization, and how to prevent more – andworse – attacks in the future.The goal of this special edition of DC NEWSMAKERS is to give you an insider’s perspective onwhat some of the leaders of government cybersecurity efforts are thinking, advising, and doing,in the aftermath of this major cyber intrusion....
|Title||:||the opm cyber breach an in depth look at the worst cyber attack in government history in depth special reports book 1|
|Format Type||:||Kindle Edition|
|Number of Pages||:||38 Pages|
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