Cybersecurity confusion hampers government

Friday, 26 July 2002, 1:06 PM EST

U.S. cybersecurity policy and the protection of critical infrastructure is being hampered by a failure to communicate between the large number of federal organizations which have responsibilities in the area. Adding to the chaos are ill-defined relationships between the groups, according to a new report released Monday by the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO).

"Without a strategy that identifies responsibilities and relationships for all cyber [critical infrastructure protection] efforts, our nation risks not having the appropriate structure to deal with the growing threat of computer-based attacks on its critical infrastructures," the report concluded.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Biggest ever cyber security exercise in Europe is underway

Posted on 30 October 2014.  |  More than 200 organisations and 400 cyber-security professionals from 29 European countries are testing their readiness to counter cyber-attacks in a day-long simulation, organised by the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 31st
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //