VA CIO: centralize to increase cybersecurity

Friday - 2/25/2011, 9:30am EST

Veterans Affair's Chief Information Officer says the best way to improve cybersecurity is the centralize IT management. VA CIO Roger Baker says Government IT systems are at increased risk to inside and outside threats because departments don't have a centralized budget or operational authority over their IT systems. He shared his concerns at a cybersecurity summit in Washington. Government Computer News reports, Baker wants to see the centralization of IT across government.

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