Trade group gives Feds low cybersecurity grade

Thursday, 1 February 2007, 12:47 PM EST

The Cyber Security Industry Alliance has given the U.S. government D grades on its cybersecurity efforts in 2006, and renewed its call for Congress to pass a comprehensive data protection law in 2007.

The CSIA, a trade group representing cybersecurity vendors, gave the U.S. government D grades in three areas: security of sensitive information, security and reliability of critical infrastructure, and federal government information assurance. "Government needs to take these issues very seriously," said Liz Gasster, the CSIA's acting executive director and general counsel.

At Computer World.

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