Getting the Ear of the New President

Sausner, Rebecca
January 2009
Bank Technology News;Jan2009, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the recommendations of U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director Louis Freeh and Congressman Michael T. McCaul on President Barack Obama on how to address cyber threats and attacks. Freeh and McCaul suggest to replace the current hodge-podge approach with the National Office for Cybersecurity. The also suggest to issue mandatory authentication identities for critical cyber infrastructures.


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