Federal cybersecurity depends on private sector

Thursday - 7/8/2010, 5:39pm EDT

WFED's Jason Miller

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"Relationship" has been the key word at Thursday's AFCEA cybersecurity symposium, and they aren't talking about Match.com.

Federal and industry officials say the computer security of federal networks depends more on the government's relationship with the private sector than almost anything else.

That is why there are several ongoing initiatives trying to improve trust and confidence between and among key players.

Federal News Radio's Jason Miller brings us the details from the AFCEA cybersecurity symposium in Washington.