Brandon Wales

Cyber Talent Management System expected to produce results ‘within months,’ DHS leader says


DHS Under Secretary Robert Silvers says the department continues to look at streamlining hiring processes.

The Daily Scoop Podcast: October 18, 2021


On the latest episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, Brandon Wales, CISA Executive Director, Suzanne Spaulding, former undersecretary at DHS and senior advisor at CSIS and CyberScoop Editor-in-Chief Jeff Stone.

‘We need continued support from Congress,’ says CISA chief Wales


The acting director of CISA says it needs support from lawmakers for the creation of a cybersecurity recovery fund.

Homeland Security CDM dashboard lacks key data, IG report finds


The DHS' Office of Inspector General finds that the dashboard has reported less than half of required data on network assets.

CISA shifting focus to monitoring the insides of networks for cyberthreats


Intrusion detection systems like EINSTEIN were never designed to stop supply chain attacks and need to be supplemented, said CISA's acting director.

SolarWinds’ federal footprint is large, and compromise is a ‘nightmare scenario’ for affected agencies


Only three agencies have reported breaches, but 32 are known to have used the software at some point since 2006. And contract records aren't the most accurate.