Governance & Risk Management , Insider Threat , ISMG Security Report

Is Trump Militarizing Civilian Cyber Defense?

Also, Evolution of Insider Defense Since Chelsea Manning's WikiLeaks Data Dump
Is Trump Militarizing Civilian Cyber Defense?
President Donald Trump

This ISMG Security Report leads with comments from President Donald Trump that suggest the U.S. military will take the lead in defending civilian-owned critical infrastructure.

In the ISMG Security Report, you'll also hear (click on player beneath image):

  • Insider threat expert, Carnegie Mellon CERT's Randy Trzeciak, discuss how organizations take a different approach to the insider threat since Chelsea Manning pilfered and leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents from the federal government and military;
  • ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk explain why prosecutors contend a lapse in corporate culture at Western Union led to the illicit transfer of funds by company agents over its money transfer network; and
  • About a senior cybersecurity policymaker who left the Department of Homeland Security with the change of administration, landing a top information security job at the investment bank Goldman Sachs.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Be sure to check out our Jan. 17 and Jan. 20 reports, which respectively analyze a complaint filed by the Federal Trade Commission that could signal the start of a long-term battle to fix systemic industry problems related to the internet of things and President Barack Obama's cybersecurity legacy. The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, Jan. 27.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under the Creative Commons license.

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