Cybersecurity has become a greater focus at the state, federal and international levels of government. CompTIA believes that any cybersecurity legislation should preserve the vitality of innovation and promote the sector’s ability to respond to constantly evolving cyber threats. To meet this objective, CompTIA and its members are dedicated to maintaining and expanding the partnership between the private sector and the government to address our nation’s cybersecurity preparedness.
CompTIA asserts that there be a national cybersecurity strategy that focuses on policy issues including Critical Infrastructure management, Information Sharing, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Education and Awareness, and International Cybersecurity Issues.
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| Feb 19, 2018
On the morning February 14, we held the Capitol Hill Speaker Series at the 2018 CompTIA DC Fly-In. It featured high-ranking officials from the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Homeland Security and provided Fly-In attendees with an informative overview of government priorities for the coming year around the tech agenda. It also gave attendees added knowledge of tech issues before hitting the halls of Congress for Fly-In meetings.
| Dec 14, 2017
Earlier this week, the House of Representatives unanimously passed H.R. 3359, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017. The legislation would rename the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.
| Aug 04, 2017
Cybersecurity continues to be a top focus of state CIOs, in fact, state legislatures and executives have made efforts to increase their states’ cyber preparedness. Large scale policy projects are under way through the National Governors Association Chair and Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s initiative, “Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge” and the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Task Force on Cybersecurity.