There are three steps you can take to improve cyber resilience, based on Department of Homeland Security priorities.
At the 2019 RSA Conference earlier this year, Chris Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), outlined several key priorities the agency is focused on for protecting US critical infrastructure. The US government is at the forefront when it comes to cybersecurity trends, so being aware of its focus can help private sector organizations improve cyber situational awareness and reduce risk.
Protecting Networks and Data from Nation-State Actors
CISA watches the usual suspects: Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea. Its key focus here is supply chain risk and minimizing the government’s attack surface by keeping what it views to be risky vendors’ equipment and applications out of US critical infrastructure networks.