U.S. President Barack Obama holds a round table with business leaders at the Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection at Stanford University in Palo Alta, California February 13, 2015. From left are Bernard Tyson of Kaiser Permanente, Renee James of Intel, Obama, Stanford University President John Hennessy and Apple CEO Tim Cook. The aim of the summit is to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive hacked at Target, Sony and Anthem.
How state governments are addressing cybersecurity
March 5, 2015,
In our recent article The Vast Majority of the Government Lacks Clear Cybersecurity Plans, we examined how federal government agencies addressed the issue of cybersecurity. Our findings indicated that federal agencies are unprepared. Half of federal agencies make no mention of the need to secure IT systems nor do they address cybersecurity efforts in detail.