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Nov 25, 2014

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Join the Cyber Security Exchange for the next quarterly meeting on Wednesday, January 28 from 8 - 10 a.m. at The City Club of Washington at Columbia Square. Additional meeting details to come. 

Complimentary breakfast meeting is open to government attendees. To RSVP please email Jennifer Leidenberger at jleidenberger@meritalk.com or (703) 883-9000 ext. 155.

  

CYBER SECURITY RESOURCES

 

Defeating APTs: How Can Agencies Change the Game?

 

Increasingly formidable and ferocious, Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) represent a unique risk to government data – and the problem is growing worse. The new MeriTalk white paper to discover what Feds need to know about APTs – detection and extraction – as well as the steps agencies can take to prevent network infiltration. Download white paper.

 

Continuous Monitoring News

 

 

Who’s winning and who’s falling behind? Check out our new CDM news page to keep up on continuous monitoring news as it happens, from task orders to implementation, and beyond.

 

CDM: Under the Hood

 

Continuous Monitoring and the related DHS Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program are a critical piece of the government push for improved cyber security assessments in 2014 and beyond. Take a look under the hood in our new report to see who’s doing what, progress made, and the challenges to date for the implementation of CDM. Click here for the full report.

 

 IT Superhero Persona Quiz

 

 

Discover your alter ego. Take the IT Superhero Persona quiz. Then, recognize a real Federal superhero for a 2014 Merit Award.

 

 PAST EVENTS


 CDM & Eggs Breakfast Series

 

CDM & Eggs

 

The first government-focused CDM & Eggs breakfast took place Thursday, July 31 at the City Club in Washington, D.C. If you have any questions, contact Jennifer Leidenberger at jleidenberger@meritalk.com or (703) 883-9000 ext. 155.  Stay tuned for details on our next meeting.

 

June 2014 Cyber Security Brainstorm

 

 

The second annual MeriTalk Cyber Security Brainstorm took place on Wednesday, June 18 from 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Click here to see photos from the event. For more information, please contact Jennifer Leidenberger at (703) 883-9000 ext. 155 or jleidenberger@meritalk.com.

 

   
 
NEWS AND RESOURCES
 
Stay up to date on the latest cyber security news.

 

Look under the hood in our new report to see how the roll out of CDM is going.

 

The FedRAMP OnRAMP provides transparency into the certification process.

Is CDM making Uncle Sam's cyber security safer? Find out in Steve O'Keeffe's "My Cup of IT" blog here.

 


 

Check out the blog from Bill Glanz, a new contributor to MeriTalk, here.

Read about cyber security from our affiliate, OTFL here.