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Security Cyber Czar Steps Down




Security Cyber Czar Steps Down
Security Cyber Czar Steps Down



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http://www.glgroup.com/News/Security-Cyber-Czar-Steps-Down-42498.html 

August 15, 2009
Analysis by: GLG Expert Contributor
Analysis of: Security Cyber Czar Steps Down
Published at: online.wsj.com

Summary

Without a Cyber Security Czar in the federal government updates to the 
current Federal Information Security Act (FISMA) are not likely to 
happen quickly.

Analysis

Without a Cyber Security Czar in the federal government updates to the 
current Federal Information Security Act (FISMA) are not likely to 
happen quickly. In the meantime we are not trouble because the National 
Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) computer security experts 
have important updates to federal security policy ready to roll out and 
all civilian, defense and even intelligence agencies at the federal 
level are aligning their security programs with them. Often times it 
appears the worker bees in government come up with the critical ideas 
and the politicians make adjustments around the edges. Updates to FISMA 
2 are likely to follow this same course. Final analysis, the lack of a 
federal Cyber Security Czar is not likely to slow progress in this 
important area.

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