Category Archives: Cyber Security

A National Cyber Information Sharing Framework

(Published by AFCEA, Primary author John M Gilligan) — There has been increased public dialogue recently regarding the importance, the potential benefits, and the urgency of sharing cyber-related information. The inference from much of the dialogue is that information sharing is viewed as a primary means to improve the Nation’s cyber security posture. AFCEA’s Cyber Committee has been… Read More »

The NIST Cyber Security Framework has been Released – Now What?

The much-anticipated National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework was formally released on February 12th, 2014. The expectation set for this Framework in the President’s Executive Order (E.O. 13636) released a year ago was that the Framework would provide a “set of standards, methodologies, procedures and processes … to address cyber risks” in the Nation’s… Read More »