Feds Eye Larger Security Role for Private Sector

As legislators and department of Homeland Security officials continue to debate whether to give the nation’s top cyber-security official more authority, the people involved in securing the country’s networks are working out a new arrangement that may portend an unprecedented level of cooperation between the DHS and the private sector.A plan is under way in the ever-evolving National Cyber Security Division of the DHS to extend the tenure of Andy Purdy, the group’s interim chief, and augment the position with a part-time outside consultant with direct ties to the private sector. The move, observers say, would enable the division to tackle head-on such prevalent issues as security vulnerability. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.