Cybersecurity Update – Tune in weekdays at 30 minutes past the hour for the latest cybersecurity news on “>The Daily Debrief with Chris Dorobek and Amy Morris (3-7 p.m.). The New New Internet.com reports that the Council of European Union saw the need to ensure a very high level of network security and faster reaction in the event of cyber disruptions or cyber attacks. The proposed cyber center would serve as a permanent liaison body with user and victims’ organizations and the private sector. If it comes through, the new center could be located at Europol in The Hague in the Netherlands.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has been tapped to coordinate the interagency National Initiative for Cyber Education. The initiative lays out a four part plan to improve cyber security: have DHS promote cybersecurity risks to the public at large; have the Department of Education and the Office of Science and Technology Policy ensure the education system expand its scientific engineering and market leadership in cybersecurity technology; have OPM create new strategies to recruit cybersecurity employees; have all federal agencies better train its entire workforce on cybersecurity measures.