HHS lead Points to Zero Trust, Supply Chain, Data as Top Priorities

“Officials from the Department of Energy (DoE), Health and Human Services (HHS), and industry also emphasized the importance of collaboration during a panel discussion at MeriTalk’s Cyber Central: Defenders Unite virtual event on October 28…”

“Robert Tagalicod, chief of cybersecurity and privacy communications and engagement at HHS, agreed with Dunkin on both points and added that the data portion of the EO also carries an opportunity to make the biggest difference in the Federal cybersecurity space.

‘What I’d like to pull back and talk about as a data guy – rather than a cybersecurity person – is clearly thematically and practically the importance of data in the executive order, its availability for review, analysis, and decision making,’ Tagalicod said. ‘And the importance of partnership and collaboration and the use of that data in that partnership, and collaboration in any coordinated rapid response, especially regarding remediation and resiliency efforts.’

Tagalicod talked about data as a running theme in the Cyber EO, whether it is being used in sharing of threat details and analysis, its use in zero trust architectures, the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program, or to collaborate on threat response…” Read the full article here.

Source: Cyber Defenders: Feds Point to Zero Trust, Supply Chain, Data as Top Priorities – By Lamar Johnson, October 28, 2021. MeriTalk.

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