Category Archives: Cybersecurity

The Threat from Within

By Carlos F. Parter, FCC/C10F Office of the Navy Authorizing Official When we consider cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities, we often think of external actors. Indeed, external actors work hard to get into our information technology infrastructure. Surprisingly, they are not our primary threat. When external actors successfully exploit a vulnerability, you must consider how and …

Cybersecurity: More than a Buzzword

By Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday Cybersecurity has my full attention… and it should have yours too. From personal mobile phone apps to our classified systems, cyber is intertwined with everything we do, both in our professional and personal lives.  No doubt, cyber has enriched our lives in unimaginable ways.  But we are …

Seven Steps to Reducing Your Cybersecurity Risk

By the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare Public Affairs Much of our focus for Cybersecurity Awareness Month is on how the Navy’s cybersecurity is threatened by nation states, ideologically motivated hackers, cyber criminals, and malicious insiders. Our cybersecurity workforce and Cyber Mission Forces battle these cyberspace adversaries every day.  …