CISA

Assessment Evaluation and Standardization (AES)

Assessment Evaluation and Standardization (AES) Program Overview

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Vulnerability Management team provides several “train-the-trainer” type courses through the Assessment Evaluation and Standardization (AES) program that is available to federal, state, local, tribal and territorial governments, critical infrastructure, and federal agency partners.  The program is designed to enable organizations to have a trained individual that can perform cybersecurity assessments and

CISA to Host Fourth Annual National Cybersecurity Summit

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced today that it will host its fourth annual National Cybersecurity Summit this October. Coinciding with Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the 2021 summit will be held virtually as a series of webinars each Wednesday in October, beginning October 6 and ending October 27. Registration is required but there is no cost to attend. Last year’s event, which was also hosted virtually, had more than 15,000 attendees from around the world join the event.
Last Published Date: September 8, 2021

Victoria Dillon

Victoria Dillon is the Chief External Affairs Officer at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As the Chief External Affairs Officer, she leads the Agency’s efforts to further develop, implement, and oversee current strategic communications efforts focused on building the organizational capacity required to continue to mature CISA’s enterprise; oversees all activities associated with congressional affairs and communications programs. 

Cyber Storm VIII Fact Sheet

Cyber Storm VIII, planned for Spring 2022, will allow participants to exercise their incident response plans and identify opportunities for coordination and information sharing. Cyber Storm exercises have historically engaged more than 1,000 distributed players over the course of three days of live exercise play.

Cyber Storm VIII

Cyber Storm VIII, planned for Spring 2022, will allow participants to exercise their incident response plans and identify opportunities for coordination and information sharing. Cyber Storm exercises have historically engaged more than 1,000 distributed players over the course of three days of live exercise play.

CISA and FBI Urge Organizations to Remain Vigilant to Ransomware Threats on Holidays, Including this Labor Day

he Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published a cybersecurity advisory today to highlight precautions and mitigation steps that public and private sector organizations can take to reduce their risk to ransomware and other cyber attacks, specifically leading up to holidays and weekends. This advisory is based on observations on the timing of high impact ransomware attacks that have occurred previously rather than a reaction to specific threat reporting.
Last Published Date: August 31, 2021