By Kate Rowland – During the US Senate hearing, David Owens, executive vice president in charge of the Edison Electric Institute’s business operations group, spoke passionately about the need for an ongoing dialogue involving industry and government with regard to cyber security, and the difference between (and equal importance of) “horizontal” and “vertical” communication. This was a welcome change from earlier testimony from participants that seemed to focus more on territorial challenges than workable solution involving all players.
“All of you know that cyber security is not a check-the box exercise. You can’t say, ‘if we do these 10 things, we’re not going to have a cyber security problem,’” he told the committee. “Instead, cyber security requires an evolutionary process and an ongoing dialogue involving industry and government. more> http://twurl.nl/iq1en1
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