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Advanced Persistent Chats: DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Podcast

In this Advanced Persistent Chats episode on Wiley Connected, Matthew Travis, the Deputy Director for the Department of Homeland Security's newly formed Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Dan Sutherland, the agency’s lead lawyer, talk with Wiley Rein attorneys Megan Brown and Mike Diakiwski, about the agency’s mission to defend federal networks and secure private infrastructure against cyber threats.

ISPAB Meeting Highlights U.S. Government Information Security Efforts

The Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board (ISPAB or the Board) convened on November 1 for a two-day meeting in Washington, D.C.  The open meeting featured updates on cybersecurity and privacy efforts across the federal government, including at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). 

Information Sharing, Incident Response, and Mitigating Threats to the Supply Chain: Wiley Rein Hosts DHS Panel on Cybersecurity

On June 6, 2018, Wiley Rein LLP hosted clients and other interested parties to learn more about the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS or Department) cybersecurity initiatives and priorities.  This is part of the firm’s ongoing Outlook on Cyber series, which brings government and private sector together to talk cyber.

Draft IoT Legislation Increases Obligations on Contractors and Promotes Vulnerability Disclosure

The Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2017, introduced August 1, 2017, by Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA), Cory Gardner (R-CO), Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Steve Daines (R-MT), seeks to improve the security of ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) devices by establishing requirements for IoT devices procured by the federal government. Several third parties contributed to it, including think tanks and security vendors. It does not appear that the private-sector suppliers of IoT devices or network operators were involved in the drafting.