2021 State of Federal Cloud Security; A Practitioners Perspective, Dr. Mari J. Spina, Principal Cyber Security Engineer, The MITRE Corp.
Release Date: 10/29/2021
The US Federal Government has been headed into the cloud since introduction of its Cloud First policy in 2011. Since then a series of executive orders and guidance have followed promoting shared service use and focusing on cloud security. The more recent Cloud Smart policy further drove the concept of cloud computing for cost savings and renewed its commitment to closing the skills gap and improving security. Executive Order 14208, “Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity” continues by driving the stake even deeper by reducing the friction associated with cyber event and information sharing between Cloud Service Providers and the Government. As a result of this continued focus and unwavering commitment, we see continuous change in Cloud Security capabilities and practices serving the federal sector. Join Dr. Spina from The MITRE Corp. to learn about the important events, technologies and practices operating to improve the state of federal cloud security as seen from an inside the government Cybersecurity Engineer’s perspective.