Network & Perimeter , Risk Management , Technology

Security Lessons From the Secret Service

Nathaniel Gleicher Discusses Essential Steps to Controlling the Environment
Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity strategy, Illumio

Improving network security requires understanding your environment and controlling it before implementing network segmentation, says Nathaniel Gleicher of Illumio, who explains lessons that can be learned from the Secret Service's approach.

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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Gleicher, who formerly was a White House cybersecurity official, discusses:

  • Security lessons to learn from the Secret Service;
  • Why cybersecurity is not a technology problem; and
  • The limitations of firewalls.

Gleicher is head of cybersecurity strategy at Illumio. Previously, he investigated and prosecuted domestic and international cybercrime at the U.S. Department of Justice, advised the South Korean government on technology policy, and served as director for cybersecurity policy on the National Security Council at the White House.


About the Author

Tracy Kitten

Tracy Kitten

Director of Global Events Content and Executive Editor, BankInfoSecurity & CUInfoSecurity

A veteran journalist with more than 20 years' experience, Kitten has covered the financial sector for the last 13 years. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2010, where she now serves as director of global events content and executive editor of BankInfoSecurity and CUInfoSecurity, she covered the financial self-service industry as the senior editor of ATMmarketplace, part of Networld Media. Kitten has been a regular speaker at domestic and international conferences, and was the keynote at ATMIA's U.S. and Canadian conferences in 2009. She has been quoted by CNN.com, ABC News, Bankrate.com and MSN Money.




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