March 8, 2021
Government’s own cyber shortcomings undermine calls for regulatory approach, says ISA’s Clinton
The federal government lacks the expertise to mandate effective cybersecurity requirements for industry, according to Internet Security Alliance leader Larry Clinton, who says failures to secure the government’s own systems reveal the need for a major readjustment in thinking about cyber policy.
“[W]e can add government to the list of sectors that are highly regulated but fail to achieve acceptable levels of security,” Clinton said in a blog post late last week.
“The reason that these private and public...