Cybersecurity needs education, standards, partnerships

Thursday, 22 July 2004, 11:14 AM EST

Partnerships, education and standards are important to strengthening the information technology workforce's ability to protect the nation's infrastructure, experts and lawmakers said today at a hearing of the House Science Committee.

Annual economic losses are estimated to be $13 billion to worms and viruses and $226 billion to all forms of overt attacks, according to documents prepared for the committee's hearing on cybersecurity.

"The advancement and availability of education, training and internship programs is paramount if we are to strengthen our nation's cybersecurity workforce," said Chet Hosmer, president and chief executive officer of WetStone Technologies Inc.

By Margaret A.T. Reed at FCW.

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