Entries by Sean Kelley

Why is a cyber supply chain important?

Amidst the current threat landscape, agencies like the General Services Administration, Defense Department, Department of Homeland Security and the Intel community have begun working together to bring more efficient and secure methodologies to the procurement process. They do this while paying attention to the risk management of the cybersecurity supply chain. On this edition of […]

Reshaping how cybersecurity is delivered

Chad Sheridan has always been a voice for the customer. Over the past few years, he has morphed into an evangelist on how the government should deliver services to citizens and government customers. On this edition of Cyber Chat, host Sean Kelley sits down with Sheridan to discuss his new role as Chief, Service Delivery […]

VA adopts DevOps, agile methodology to improve cybersecurity

The Department of Veterans Affairs has been going through a transformation for years, and a huge part of that centers on technology modernization and the agency’s adoption of DevOps and Agile methodologies. On this week’s episode of Cyber Chat, Sean Kelly spoke with VA Office of Information and Technology executives Bill James, deputy assistant secretary […]

A conversation with Greg Touhill, former federal CISO

In any organization, people tend to get fixated on the policy. Same goes for cybersecurity policies. But often while the policy is sound, the issues lie within the execution. Retired Brigadier General and former federal Chief Information Security Officer Greg Touhill joined Sean Kelley, host of CyberChat, to discuss the future of cybersecurity. Touhill said […]

Cybersecurity battleground – Status of cyber threat info sharing

The current status of cybersecurity threats and information sharing between the public, private and government sectors is improving. With that said, there is still much work that needs to be done. Host Sean Kelley sat down with an esteemed panel to discuss. The guests include: Wally Coggins, director of the IC Security Coordination Center within […]

Former WH senior advisor talks data privacy

Privacy became a real issue for America in 2018. Marc Groman, who joined Cyber Chat with host Sean Kelley, said existing incentives for data security have so far been wrong. “When it comes to protecting the perimeter and protecting our networks, we’re still — in some cases — at data security one-oh-one,” Groman, a former […]

What is insider threat?

Any mention of an organization and insider threat in the same sentence generally conjures up an image of information being stolen by an employee — which is precisely the image Michael Theis and Matt Moynahan want to change. Cyber Chat Host Sean Kelley sat down with Moynahan, CEO of ForcePoint and Theis, Chief Counterintelligence Expert […]

The future of IPv6 and cybersecurity

Charles Sun, government executive and IPv6 expert appeared on Cyber Chat with host Sean Kelley to discuss infrastructure, IPv4 and the need for quicker adoption of IPv6. “Infrastructure and cyber security are really hard [when] separate from each other,” Sun said. “The fact that the network and infrastructure logs do not report a data breach […]

Contextual intelligence in the cyber battlefield

Cybersecurity executives have an enormous responsibility. We have moved from the conventional data center model to a cloud environment with data spread across the world. It used to be enough to protect an organization with some basic tools like local antiviruses and a perimeter firewall. Today, that has exploded into an arrangement of solutions like […]

A conversation with Greg Touhill, former federal CISO

In any organization, people tend to get fixated on the policy. Same goes for cybersecurity policies. But often while the policy is sound, the issues lie within the execution. Retired Brigadier General and former federal Chief Information Security Officer Greg Touhill joined Sean Kelley, host of CyberChat, to discuss the future of cybersecurity. Touhill said […]