Cybersecurity Blog: The Cyber Scene is evolving, are you?

A recent Ponemon Institute survey, Intelligence Driven Cyber Defense, sponsored by Lockheed Martin, surveyed security and risk professionals regarding their organization's cybersecurity programs and methodologies. The express purpose of the survey was to collect feedback about resource allocation and implementation in organizations that are proactively addressing the need to reduce risks posed by cyber adversaries such as hackers and cyber criminals. The survey aimed to answer the question: are organizations embracing new approaches, like an intelligence driven cyber defense, to protect themselves as cyber attacks become more recurrent and severe? The key findings of the survey can be arranged into three specific themes including challenges addressing cybersecurity risks, cybersecurity strategies missing the mark and achieving an intelligence driven cyber defense.

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Last month we sponsored the webcast “Diving deeper into the details of nuclear power security”, hosted by Intelligent Utility. The webcast features two speakers, well-respected within the nuclear energy community, William Gross, Sr. Project Manager, Engineering, Nuclear Energy Institute, and Matt Gibson, Senior Technical Leader, Plant Technology Nuclear Sector, EPRI. This blog will concentrate on William Gross’s piece in the webcast, focusing on Design Basis Threats, the first step in the NRC Cyber Security Framework.

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The Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit held in National Harbor, MD in June fostered a lot of great conversations. As one of the most important gatherings of the IT security and risk community, it was the ideal venue for discussing the ever-evolving threat landscape and ways to stay ahead of the adversary.

Lockheed Martin took the opportunity to engage with attendees on the show floor about ongoing cyber trends and current challenges facing their organizations.

Recent 2015 Ponemon surveys on Intelligence Driven Cyber Defense and Risk & Innovation in Cybersecurity Investments paint a consistent picture across all industries:

  1. Leadership is engaged in the cybersecurity conversation more than ever
  2. Cyber budgets are increasing
  3. Adversaries are relentless

Below are some of the results from the survey we conducted.

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We had the pleasure of sponsoring the webcast “Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection: What You Need to Know to Keep Your Hydro Facility Safe”, hosted by Hydro Review. The webcast features four authoritative speakers including Dr. Smart Ocholi, Andrew Dressel, John Holbrook, and Matthew Neely. This blog reviews content discussed during John Holbrook’s portion of the webcast on how to integrate cybersecurity using a Physical Security Perimeter.

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