Cybersecurity & Cryptology Today

A day doesn't go by without at least one major cyber event being discussed in every media forum. To help keep our members and website visitors informed, we will periodically publish short articles on an area of cybersecurity. Also in this section of the website you will find links to cybersecurity resources, articles, and event information.

We welcome your feedback, as well as suggestions of areas you would like to see addressed in the future.

Very respectfully,
Dick Schaeffer, NCMF President

  • The Washington Post hosted its annual Cybersecurity Summit in Washington on October 3. This year’s summit was sponsored by Hewlett Packard and Georgetown University. The summit included three sessions: “The View from the White House;” “Threats Facing America;” and “Cybersecurity and Civil Liberties.” Click on the image or title to see a review of the summit and links to additional resources.

  • Article by William S. Cohen for FCW.com on 10/12/2017.

  • Following an introduction by Dean Nora Demleitner, General Michael Hayden, former director of both the National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency, delivers the keynote address for the "Cybersurveillance in the Post-Snowden Age" symposium at Washington and Lee School of Law on Jan. 23, 2015. Click on this item image or title to view the video on our YouTube channel.

  • This article by Tony Sager and Frank Guido of the Council on CyberSecurity, addresses one of the activities gaining recognition as an influential voice in the area of cyber defense. This inaugural article in this section of our website addresses one of the activities gaining recognition as an influential voice in the area of cyber defense. We extend our thanks to co-authors Mr. Tony Sager, Chief Technologist of the Council on CyberSecurity and Mr. Frank Guido of the Council on CyberSecurity for sharing this insightful article with our online community.

Cybersecurity Resources

  • The Council on Cybersecurity is an independent, expert, not-for-profit organization with a global scope committed to the security of the open Internet. Visit the Council on Cybersecurity's blog for cyber developments and check out their publications page.

  • The CyberWire is a free, community-driven cyber security news service based in Baltimore. Their mission is to provide concise and relevant daily briefings on the critical news happening across the global cyber security domain. In an industry overloaded with information, they strive to help individuals and organizations rapidly find the news and information that's important to them. Sign up for their free, daily news brief & check out their daily podcasts.

  • The National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies (NICCS) is a key resource of cybersecurity information. The vision of the NICCS is to provide the nation with the tools necessary to ensure citizens and the workforce have more dynamic cybersecurity skills. The mission of NICCS is to be a national resource for cybersecurity awareness, education, careers, and training.

  • The INSA Cyber Council is a select group of current and former executives from the public, private and academic sectors with a breadth of expertise across the Cyber and Digital arena to include: Cyber/IT/Computing/Data Analytics, Operations, Policy and Security. The Council engages government and industry communities in pursuit of thought leadership and practical solutions, focusing on key challenges we all face today. The Council has published numerous white papers since its inception in 2009. Visit their site for more details.