CDM DEFEND’s New Approaches for Protecting Networks

Example Track 1

How NASA Launched a New Era of Cybersecurity

May 22, 2019

9:20 AM - 9:50 AM

Willie Crenshaw, Jr.

Program Executive CDM and Risk Management, Office of the CIO


From the outset of CDM’s launch, NASA has embraced the initiative. The space agency sought buy-in from top managers and teamed with DHS to sell the NASA team on CDM’s value. As NASA progressed through the phases of CDM, including the current CDM DEFEND, the cybersecurity team has learned that protecting assets entails more than tools and technology; it’s also about policies, people and resources. In this session, learn how CDM has improved NASA’s cybersecurity posture.