By Elizabeth Montalbano
April 27, 2010
The CIA has made investing in technology to prevent and fight cyber
threats as one of its three main priorities in a five-year strategic
plan unveiled this week.
The move is in line with a government-wide ramp-up in cybersecurity
efforts across all agencies that have responsibility for protecting
critical infrastructure in the United States, such as the Department of
Homeland Security and the National Security Agency.
CIA 2015, released this week, is a three-pillar blueprint for the
agency's next five years. The goal of the plan is to ensure that the
agency remains in step with current national security challenges, such
as cyber threats and so-called "dangerous technology," according to a
Indeed, industry experts agree that the threat of cyber attacks on the
U.S. is on the rise, and a recent survey found that a majority of
federal CIOs believe a major attack is imminent.
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