National Cybersecurity Framework Will Need Push, CEOs Say
By Andrew Scurria
Law360, New York (October 29, 2013, 9:08 PM ET) -- Chief executives from defense contractors, financial institutions, energy suppliers and information technology companies told President Barack Obama on Tuesday of possible hitches in the draft national cybersecurity framework for critical infrastructure operators and urged a renewed push for information-sharing legislation, the White House said.
The president called the meeting to discuss the long-awaited preliminary draft of a voluntary cybersecurity framework developed under a February executive order and released by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology last week. The document outlines a...