21st Century Neighborhood Watch

Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, Ali Mayorkas, referred to a 21st Century Neighborhood Watch coined by Jannet Manfra of DHS.  He

Ali Mayorkas 21st Century Neighborhood Watch
Ali Mayorkas DHS

suggests the DHS act as a center to gather cyber attack information they can share, in some cases declassify and share with others.  He suggests a Reverse Miranda for protection while collaborating. Ali was speaking at the US Chamber of Commerce Cyber Security Conference today.

 The department is working with the public and private sectors to mitigate cyberattacks, which starts by sharing information about cyber threats. Mr Mayorkas explained the importance of sharing cyber threat indicators in real time with the government and businesses using Automated Indicator Sharing (AIS) so that cyber-criminals don’t benefit from preying on multiple victims. Ali also discussed the DHS efforts to update the National Cyber Incident Response Plan (NCIRP).