Obama Creating Federal Ciso Post

February 9, 2016

Bank Info Security Reports: 

President Obama is creating the position of federal chief information security officer as part of a multifaceted initiative aimed at strengthening the nation’s IT security. Related steps include the formation of a public-private Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, as well as a proposal to boost government cybersecurity spending next fiscal year by 35 percent to $19 billion. “Cyberthreats are a national-security risk few of my predecessors faced, but they will be ones my successors, regardless of party, must address,” Obama wrote in a Feb. 9 Wall Street Journal op-ed….SOURCE

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