Tuesday, February 10, 2015

New agency to sniff out threats in cyberspace - The Washington Post

Sign of the times

"“The cyberthreat is one of the greatest threats we face, and policymakers and operators will benefit from having a rapid source of intelligence,” Lisa Monaco, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, said in an interview. “It will help ensure that we have the same integrated, all-tools approach to the cyberthreat that we have developed to combat terrorism.”

Monaco will announce the creation of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center on Tuesday in a speech at the Wilson Center.

“It’s a great idea,” said Richard Clarke, a former White House counterterrorism official. “It’s overdue.”"
New agency to sniff out threats in cyberspace - The Washington Post
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