Monday, September 15, 2008

U.S. Officials Talk Cyber Initiative With Industry

Ben Bain writes on

Senior government officials today discussed details of the Bush administration’s largely classified, multibillion-dollar national cybersecurity initiative, emphasizing the private sector’s role in those efforts.

Officials from the Homeland Security Department, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), the White House and other agencies involved in the governmentwide effort to secure cyberspace told an industry group today about counterintelligence, supply chain security and research and development portions of the plan.

Disclosures thus far about the National Cyber Security Initiative have largely been limited to information regarding the government’s effort to improve the security of the .gov network.

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