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Report: DHS should collaborate with industry on cyber guidance
Tuesday - 1/17/2012, 5:30pm EST
The GAO study says many businesses are subject to federal regulations and are required by law to adhere to cybersecurity standards. But it found that so-called "non-covered" entities still face a barrage of cyber guidance.
Gregory Wilshusen, director of information security issues at GAO, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the various methods federal cybersecurity guidance can take: from regulation enforcement to businesses voluntarily responding to business incentives.
The watchdog agency recommended that the Homeland Security Department to collaborate with private-sector partners to determine the appropriate role and level of cybersecurity guidance.
The report studied seven different sectors:
- Banking and finance
- Healthcare and public health
- Nuclear reactors and waste
This story is part of Federal News Radio's daily Cybersecurity Update. For more cybersecurity news, click here.