Building an effective security team boils down to two critical factors: the security leader who understands the mission and has the ability to find and manage the right people with the right skills to execute.
"Operators of critical infrastructure could opt-in to a government-sponsored security regime," Deputy Secretary William Lynn III says. "Individual users who do not want to enroll could stay in the wild wild West of the unprotected Internet."
With Howard Schmidt's appointment as national cybersecurity coordinator, his role as president of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) has been filled by Kevin Richards, a risk management advisor with Crowe Horwath.
"Historically, there's been a dichotomy between network security on the one hand and investigative process on the other," FBI Director Robert Mueller says. "It has been a great divide between us but needn't be."