31 Dec '14, 7pm

The Great Cyber Convergence in 2015: AFCEA Speaks

The Great Cyber Convergence in 2015: AFCEA Speaks

Technology is moving too fast to keep track of everything, but there’s one overarching trend that policymakers must not miss in 2015. Call it “convergence.” Cybersecurity is no longer its own specialized function for tech geeks to take care of off to one side while the rest of the organization gets on with the real mission. To the contrary, cybersecurity is becoming an increasingly central concern for more and more institutions, from Sony Pictures to the US Army, from Marine Corps drone units to Pentagon cloud computing contractors. Integrating the new technology into operations will require new concepts, sustained funding, and open communications between government and industry — none of which is guaranteed in 2015. Michael Warlick We’ve seen something like this before. Back in the 1990s, organizations dealing with data — with networks, computing, and all things digital —...

Full article: http://breakingdefense.com/2014/12/the-great-cyber-conver...

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