12 February 2015

Obama's Plan to Create Agency to Fight Cyber-Attacks (video)



President Barack Obama is creating a new agency to combat cybersecurity threats against the U.S. government and private businesses. CrowdStrike President Shawn Henry and Leidos Executive Vice President Michael Leiter speak on “Bloomberg West” February 10th.

New Cybersecurity Agency to Aid in Battle Against Hackers - US News: "... The effectiveness of the new Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, however, will depend on assistance from the private sector and overseas law enforcement, Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, said Tuesday... The new agency will report to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, like the National Counterterrorism Center after which it is modeled. The NCTC, formed after the attacks of 2001, is an integration and analysis center built to study terrorism-related intelligence. The new cybersecurity center will apply this same focus by reviewing intelligence collected from entities like the National Security Agency, the FBI and foreign law enforcement agencies, Monaco said..."

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