Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Chertoff Asks For Patience on Cyber Security

Alice Lipowicz writes on Washington Technology:

Federal civilian agencies need to work together more closely to coordinate their information technology network surveillance as part of the White House’s major new cybersecurity initiative, Homeland Security Department Secretary Michael Chertoff said yesterday.

The full cybersecurity strategy will not be completed this year, Chertoff said.

“We are beginning our cyberstrategy,” he said. “That will not be done this year, but I'm hoping we can get it, a cyber center, up and running, and have a full set of plans and a funding budget to move forward over the next several years to get to the next level of cybersecurity.”

More here.


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