Michael Daniel on Operational CollaborationHead of Cyber Threat Alliance on What It Takes to Enhance Cyber Readiness
As former U.S. cybersecurity coordinator in the Obama administration, Michael Daniel is well-versed in critical infrastructure vulnerabilities. Now, as president and CEO of Cyber Threat Alliance, he's working to bring the public and private sectors together to improve cybersecurity defenses.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of its RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Daniel discusses:
- CTA's accomplishments;
- What operational collaboration is - and isn't;
- The challenge of bringing together the private and public sectors.
Daniel serves as the president and CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance, a nonprofit organization that enables high-quality cyberthreat information sharing among cybersecurity organizations. He also works with the Aspen Cyber Group, the World Economic Forum and other organizations improving cybersecurity in the digital ecosystem. Prior to CTA, he served from 2012 to 2017 as U.S. cybersecurity coordinator, leading U.S. cybersecurity policy development, overseeing U.S. government partnerships with the private sector and other nations and managing significant incident response activities. From 1995 to 2012, Daniel worked for the Office of Management and Budget, overseeing the U.S. Intelligence Community.