Leverage Procurement to Fix Cybersecurity

Abstract cyber-tunnel | Leverage procurement (April 6, 2009) — We can leverage procurement to fix cyber security issues.  The CIO community must partner with the private sector to address the cyber threat.

Our way of life and economic prosperity depend on a reliable cyberspace.  Yet, our nation’s intellectual property is being downloaded at an alarming rate.   

Leverage Procurement 

We must use federal acquisition authorities to change the industry model.  When we fix cyber security we mandate “locked down” configurations and require vendors to self certify compliance.

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