A Fireside Chat between MG (Retired) George Franz and Lt. General Tim Haugh
George Franz, Managing Director for Accenture Federal Services, sits down with Lieutenant General Tim Haugh, Commander of the 16th Air Force and Air Force’s Cyber in San Antonio Texas to discuss the challenges and opportunities with standing up and operating the Air Force’s operational cyber command.
What you’ll find out:
- How the Air Force’s telework requirements exploded from 10,000 workers to 300,000 overnight as a result of COVID-19, and the security challenges that it produced. (14:50)
- The next step for software factories is to deploy agile capabilities and DevSecOps down to the Air Force’s Operational Squadrons. (20:20)
- “Being responsible for running the [Air Force] networks is really about finding a balance between user experience and security.” — LtGen Tim Haugh, Commander, 16th Air Force (14:09)
- What really drives a lot of this is COVID-19 .. we were asked to expand our Telework Infrastructure” — LtGen Tim Haugh, Commander, 16th Air Force (14:45)
- “We went from a period of time where the DoD had no role in defending our election… as that moved into cyberspace the secretary has now said it is a permanent mission of the DoD to defend the election.” — LtGen Tim Haugh, Commander, 16th Air Force (24:18)
Who you’ll hear from:
LIEUTENANT GENERAL TIMOTHY D. HAUGH
Lt. Gen. Timothy D. Haugh is the Commander, Sixteenth Air Force; Commander, Air Forces Cyber, and Commander, Joint…
MG(R) George Franz | Defense Cybersecurity Lead | Accenture
Managing Director - Accenture Federal Services, Cybersecurity, Defense Lead Major General (Ret) George Franz is…
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