Cyber Security Threats and Needed Actions

Data on screen | cyber security threats(April 1, 2009) — Cyber security threats are an urgent priority for both government and industry, John M. Gilligan said.  In remarks to the DoD National Security Studies Program at GW University, he outlined a series of near-term and long-range priorities for change.  These include:

  • Changing IT acquisitions adopting the Consensus Audit Guidelines
  • Updating FISMA and implementing a comprehensive, federated authentication strategy
  • Using automated tools
  • Developing a professional cyberspace workforce

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