b'IntroductionThe devastating cyberattack that derailed the Colonial Pipeline in May, 2021, demonstrated howmillions of lives can be impacted by a failure in network security. The subsequent Executive Order from the Biden administration seeks to address the urgency at which the countrys network security must adapt to new threats. To explore how government agencies are evolving their network security to manage these modern threats, Government Business Council (GBC) conducted a qualitative research study capturing insights from IT leaders in the Federal government. In Part 1 of this report, experts discuss the greatest challenges facing network security as well as the policies and procedures that aim to prepare the nation for these challenges.ExpertsSteven Hernandez Chief Information Security Officer - Department of EducationMike Witt Associate Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity & Privacy andSenior Agency Information Security Officer - NASADavon TylerChief Information Security Officer - Department of Treasurys United States MintBrian Gattoni Chief Technology Officer - Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security AgencySean Connelly TIC Program Manager & Senior Cybersecurity Architect -Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency State Department Official Chief Technology OfficerRob LeahyChief Information Officer and Director of Information Technology and Communicationsat NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Government Business Council Securing the Nations Network | Page 2'