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Forcepoint’s To The Point Cybersecurity Podcast covers the latest cyber news, threats, and trends impacting the federal government.

Oct 30, 2018

In this episode, Arika Pierce speaks with Dr. Karen Renaud, a Professor of Cybersecurity at the University of Abertay in Dundee, Scotland to discuss her recent article in which she makes the case that cybersecurity attacks are like disease and have the potential to become calamitous and are contagious.

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Oct 23, 2018

Cyberscoop Editor-in Chief of Greg Otto joins Eric Trexler and Arika Pierce to discuss the White House’s new cyber strategy as well as legislation currently being debated in Congress that would would codify the Department of Homeland Security’s role as the government’s main civilian cybersecurity authority.


Oct 11, 2018

Earlier this week Forcepoint held an interactive roundtable where government leaders from agencies such as the SBA, Department of Energy and NASA shared their respective experiences in adopting the CDM program.

In this week’s  episode Eric Trexler and Arika Pierce will discuss highlights from the breakfast as well as...

Oct 11, 2018

In this episode, Eric Trexler and co-host Arika Pierce interview Forcepoint’s Chief Technology Officer George Kamis and discuss the federal government’s new Raise The Bar cybersecurity initiative.

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Oct 11, 2018

In this episode hosts Eric Trexler from Forcepoint and co-host Arika Pierce discuss the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation Program. Is this the game changer that government agencies have been waiting? And if so, why have some agencies been slow to adopt the program.

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