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Cybersecurity Plan for POTUS 45

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, May 5, 2016.

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    Okay, the presidential primaries are winding down, and while I expect lots of name calling, insults and general sophomoric behavior this summer and fall, it’s time for both parties to step up with a strong plan for cybersecurity.

    Cybersecurity? You’d really never know that it’s a national issue based upon the proceedings so far. Governor Bush put out a two-page overview while Dr. Ben Carson’s team drafted a high-level proposal. Neither one of these documents really dug into existing policies, domestic challenges, or International issues. With the exception of John McAfee, no one has gotten into any detail on this topic.

    Now I know that cybersecurity can be the geekiest of geeky topics so the Presidential candidates need to address it at the right level. The best plan will appeal to voters’ personal interests, offer financial incentives and opportunities, and demonstrate U.S. leadership in International affairs. Additionally, the plan should align cybersecurity issues with technology innovation and a changing economy.

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