Listen to the best and brightest in security share their unique insights and perspectives around the changing nature of risk by downloading episodes of Insights & Intelligence, a Chertoff Group podcast. Hosted by Katy Montgomery, Insights & Intelligence explores the impact of security, technology and policy on today’s risk management decisions and how to create more resilient environments for today’s constantly changing world.
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A cyber-enabled economic warfare attack designed to undermine America’s strength would have far-reaching consequences. How would the government and the private sector respond and interact? Dr. Samantha Ravich, chairman of FDD's CCTI and David London, a senior director at The Chertoff Group, discuss how representatives from the public and private sector came together to plan for such a scenario.
We often focus on cybersecurity, but physical security is just as important. How do companies take the lessons learned from organizations that have experienced tragedies and implement them to keep employees safe? The Chertoff Group’s Ben Joelson and Scott Gibson discuss technologies that could be part of the solution, and what happens when physical security and cybersecurity merge.
When it comes to terrorist attacks, some of the biggest threats to security involve soft targets – airports, concert venues and nightclubs. Dr. J. Bennet Waters, who leads The Chertoff Group’s global Strategic Advisory Services, discusses ways to manage risk, be aware of threats and balance security with privacy and civil liberties.
How can security be embedded in the technologies used in automobiles? Faye Francy, executive director of the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC), discusses how the auto industry is working together to make sure the software used in cars is safe and secure.
When it comes to public safety and the use of software in medical devices and vehicles, the stakes couldn’t be higher. Joshua Corman, co-founder of I am The Cavalry, warns that while all software has flaws, we must address the most serious ones—or face dire consequences. He discusses the potential social and legal ramifications of software flaws that affect the safety of technology used in today’s increasingly connected environment.
What do organizations need to know to effectively manage security when moving to the cloud? Delta Risk CEO Scott Kaine walks us through important considerations.
From iris and fingerprint scans to facial recognition software, Lee Kair, managing director at The Chertoff Group, breaks down what we need to know about biometrics.
The data revolution has made our lives more convenient, but it’s also created vulnerabilities. Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and The Chertoff Group Founder Michael Chertoff discusses his new book, “Exploding Data: Reclaiming Our Cyber Security in the Digital Age.”
Constant software updates and changes to code can introduce new security vulnerabilities into the technology supply chain – the hardware, software, and services we use on a daily basis.
The Internet of Things — from driverless vehicles to medical devices —presents new challenges to cybersecurity. Who is responsible when things go horribly awry?
When we think of insider cybersecurity threats to a business or government agency, we conjure images of spies working on behalf of a foreign government. Chertoff Group Principal Bob Anderson offers insights on what makes a good insider threat program, why gaining employee trust is so difficult, and why corporate boards need to proactively examine their IT infrastructure and cybersecurity practices and procedures.
While disinformation campaigns are nothing new, the ability to spread false narratives has gained new life with the use of social media.
New legislation seeks to modernize the process by which foreign companies invest in the United States. What will this mean for companies looking to do business in the U.S.?
Security threats are constantly changing. And while you can’t completely eliminate risk, you can learn to manage it.
Ransomware is a big business and has become the single most prevalent form of malware. Chris Duvall, Senior Director at The Chertoff Group, discusses how ransomware spreads, how to prepare for a potential attack, and how to recover.
Kristina Tanasichuk, CEO of the Government Technology & Services Coalition and founder of Women in Homeland Security, talks about what small and medium-sized businesses can offer their government partners.
CIA legend and Chertoff Group Principal Charlie Allen reflects on his career in intelligence – from the Cold War to the war on terror.
As the saying goes, no plan survives first contact with an enemy. That’s why incident response planning is so critical when it comes to cybersecurity and protecting your business.
It’s a good time to be a buyer and a seller, says Chertoff Group President Jason Kaufman, who leads the firm’s mergers and acquisitions (M&A) practice.
Ever stood in line at airport security and wondered what’s behind the technology that keeps us safe in the skies?
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Katy Montgomery, Principal, The Chertoff Group.
Katy Montgomery is a Principal at The Chertoff Group, where she is responsible for strategic communications and thought leadership advisory services designed to help clients enhance trust and articulate specific points of view around security risk management in today’s increasingly connected world. Bringing unique insight and experience having worked in both government and the private sector, Katy helps craft and execute results-driven communications strategies while also serving as a trusted advisor in the areas of public relations, issues management, executive engagement and stakeholder outreach, and crisis communications for many Chertoff Group clients, including Fortune 500 companies and national trade associations.