Phyllis Schneck

‘We should be setting the example’ for private sector cybersecurity, U.S. CISO says


U.S. CISO Grant Schneider says the government "should be setting the example for how organizations should look at cybersecurity."

Former DHS exec Schneck takes financial consulting role


Schneck, the most senior official with a cybersecurity-specific job at the Obama-era DHS, told friends that she started last week.

DHS: We won cyber turf wars under Obama


Einstein became a symbol in some ways of DHS’s struggle to assert its authority over the security of federal networks — a fight DHS has won, Schneck said.

DHS ready to respond in event of Election Day cyberattack


The Department of Homeland Security and its federal partners stand ready to defend against a major cyberattack by employing the Obama administration’s new cyber incident response plan, senior DHS official Phyllis Schneck told CyberScoop.

Q&A: Why Phyllis Schneck needs the country to trust her


Schneck sat down with FedScoop at the RSA Conference to talk about DHS’ efforts with information sharing, how the government can better establish trust with private companies and what needs to be done to retain top security talent.

DHS: Einstein is old tech, but still works fine


Just because the technology behind the Department of Homeland Security’s $6 billion Einstein governmentwide cybersecurity system is old, doesn't mean it’s out of date, senior DHS cyber officials told FedScoop at the RSA Conference this week.