New York CISO William Pelgrin says the cybersecurity and homeland security offices have been actively collaborating for years, contending: "We really can't separate out any longer the physical side from the cyber side of the house."
Navy Chief Information Office Robert Carey will be moving to another senior position within the department by the end of the summer. Navy Undersecretary Robert Work asked him to take on new responsibilities, which have yet to be defined.
"Operators of critical infrastructure could opt-in to a government-sponsored security regime," Deputy Secretary William Lynn III says. "Individual users who do not want to enroll could stay in the wild wild West of the unprotected Internet."
"We need to find issues that are of mutual interest, and work around those, what I call the low-hanging fruit, and build these relationships, build this dialogue, and then later address the others if possible," Sarkissian says.