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November 16 Security

What does it take to make for an effective government chief information security officer? Many experts think this role is critical in setting and enforcing an agency’s cyber security policy, but concede that in practice the results are mixed if the CISO doesn’t have sufficient authority or resources to do the job (and many don’t). This roundtable of government CISOs will offer insights and personal experience on these important issues.

Writer: John Moore, jmwriter AT twcny DOT rr DOT com

 

Posted on Oct 08, 2009 at 12:20 PM


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