Also in the news: Bill to boost authority of security chiefs

Nextgov reports that a forthcoming bill would give federal chief information security officers more authority to strengthen network security and related policies.


The bill, to be introduced in September by Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), would give chief information security officers more authority to define policies and test network defenses without working through their agencies' chief information officers, according to Nextgov.


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