Agencies and vendors need common definitions, performance metrics and security controls, say panelists at the FOSE 2012 conference.
A multi-layered approach, from deterrents to retaliation, is critical to defending networks, according to a panel of cybersecurity experts at FOSE.
One former NSA official says both government and industry organizations need to improve the security of their intellectual capital.
White House cybersecurity coordinator Howard Schmidt is leading a charge to support federal adoption of cybersecurity priorities.
A shared services approach challenges longstanding ideas of how the government should be run, but is an effective option for reducing costs, according to GSA Administrator Martha Johnson.
Officials stop short of calling for government regulation of industry cybersecurity but tell a House panel, "It's not working."