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June 22, 2024

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Former CISA official Kolasky calls for cost-benefit analysis to determine cyber regulation needs

By Sara Friedman / May 12, 2023

Former CISA senior official Bob Kolasky weighed in on the Biden administration’s approach to cyber regulation at Hack the Capitol, offering a path forward using cost-benefit analysis to determine policies that will have a real impact on meeting desired outcomes.

For the past ten years, the government has been operating under a voluntary approach, Kolasky said, referring to Obama-era Executive Order 13636 which set up a process through “Section 9” to identify critical infrastructure presenting the greatest risk and led...


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