Listen: FEMA is Leveraging AI to Secure Networks

Listen: FEMA is Leveraging AI to Secure Networks


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Season: 5
| Episode: 23
The agency is working with industry, local agencies and other federal agencies to use emerging tech to better protect networks and systems.
Gregory Edwards, CISO, FEMA

FEMA is developing prototypes for AI use cases in cybersecurity implementation amid a White House artificial intelligence executive order that directs agencies to establish and maintain standards for safety and security of the technology.

FEMA CISO Gregory Edwards discusses how the rapid pace of AI innovation is spurring partnerships across federal agencies to work together to leverage best practices for their missions.

He also provides an update on the agency’s zero trust journey, how his office is anticipating future of cybersecurity needs and how he’s balancing that with modernization initiatives.