Cyber Metrics/Bureau of Cyber Statistics

Publications

Taking the Measure of a National Cyber Metrics Program
Mary Brooks

Cyber metrics appear to be having a moment.
Earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security stood up its “Cyber Safety Review Board,” a multi-agency, public-private entity with a mandate…

, Governing
Improved Cybersecurity Data Could Yield Better Practices, Policies
Mary Brooks

From Governing:

The federal government needs more concrete data about the nation’s cybersecurity performance, said speakers during an event yesterday, hosted by nonprofit public policy…

, Protocol
The SEC’s cyberattack reporting rules are seeing fierce opposition. CISA is poised to do better.
Mary Brooks & Sofia Lesmes

From Protocol:

A compromise between the supporters and opponents of the SEC proposal might be possible: one in which companies are still required to report major cyber incidents, but the reports…

, CyberWire
Experts say improved data assessment is needed to strengthen US cybersecurity
Mary Brooks

From CyberWire:

American think tank R Street held a virtual event yesterday focused on “Measuring Success in Cybersecurity,” and speakers agreed that more data gathering is needed in order to…

, Cybersecurity Dive
White House to incorporate performance metrics into national cybersecurity strategy
Mary Brooks

From Cybersecurity Dive:
Dive Brief:

The White House Office of the National Cyber Director will incorporate a data-driven approach as part of the national cybersecurity strategy to measure the…

, Government Technology
Precise National Cyber Metrics Could Guide Real Change
Mary Brooks

From Government Technology:

The federal government needs more concrete data about the nation’s cybersecurity performance, said speakers during an event yesterday, hosted by nonprofit…

, FCW
National Cyber Director’s office sheds light on forthcoming cybersecurity strategy
Mary Brooks

From FCW:
A forthcoming White House national cybersecurity strategy will emphasize tracking cybersecurity performance metrics and building resilience as some of its key priorities, according to a…

, R Street Institute
Event: Measuring Success in Cybersecurity
Mary Brooks

Is the United States any safer in cyberspace than it was a year ago? If so, how could we prove it? If not, how should we reallocate resources to get there?

These…

After Naming China as the Culprit Behind the Microsoft Exchange Hack, the U.S. Must Now Take Action
Ann Phelan

In response to the United States and its allies formally attributing the Microsoft Exchange hack to a group of hackers affiliated with China’s Ministry of State Security, R Street Institute…

, The Hill
Kaseya hack proves we need better cyber metrics
Tatyana Bolton & Kathryn Waldron

Did you take a side of ransomware with your 4th of July barbeque? For 1,500 companies worldwide, the dish was unfortunately impossible to pass up. On July 2, U.S. software provider Kaseya was hit…

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