White House lays out ideas for information sharing

Federal Computer Week | Jan 13, 2015

President Barack Obama sought to spur Congress to action on cybersecurity information-sharing legislation by announcing his own proposal on Jan. 13. Information security specialists welcomed the president’s proposal but said it was only one step toward improving situational awareness in the private sector. “If organizations hope to benefit from timely intelligence information, they will need to understand their own defensive posture and readiness,” said Mike Lloyd, chief technology officer at analytics firm RedSeal, in a statement.