House Cybersecurity Caucus creates awareness website

Wednesday - 8/4/2010, 4:36pm EDT

Chris Kelsall talking with Tom Temin on Federal Security Spotlight

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  • The House Cybersecurity Caucus has created a new website that they hope will help raise awareness about the importance of securing the nation's cyber infrastructure. The idea is to help educate Americans so they have, a better understanding of how the threat has evolved and the need to secure our networks." GovInfoSecurity reports the caucus was created back in 2008 to provide a forum for House members to discuss the challenges in securing cyberspace.

  • What is the role of the contractor when it comes to cybersecurity for the Navy? This week, Federal Security Spotlight host Tom Temin finds out from Chris Kelsall, the director of the Cyber/IT Workforce, in the CIO office of the Department of the Navy. Click on the audio link above to hear a preview.

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