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Cyber leader Simpson: Lack of presidential leadership, unified strategy led to fragmentary prescriptive regs

November 16, 2020 |
Charlie Mitchell

The Trump administration’s inconsistent approach to cyber policy created a vacuum leading to often-duplicative and costly regulatory action at agencies, while the incoming Biden administration is likely to institute a whole-of-government approach rooted in risk management, according to former FCC homeland security chief David Simpson.

A policy and leadership vacuum in the Executive Office of the President during the Trump years “left each agency to address the growing risk factors -- threat, vulnerability, impact -- in their own way. What...

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