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US needs to kick network security intelligence up a notch

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September 13, 2011
Cyber Security, FedCyber Wire
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via Networkworld

There is an urgent need for businesses and our government to develop high-level cyber-intelligence as a way to combat the unacceptable levels of online security threats because the current “patch and pray” system won’t cut it in the future.

That was the major thrust of a study by the Intelligence and National Security Alliance’s (INSA) Cyber Council released this week that went on to state that such a cyber-intelligence discipline will demand discussion of the unique training, education and skill sets that will be required to successfully conduct meaningful collection and analysis in the cyber domain.

“While there is a great deal of focus on current cybersecurity issues, there is little focus on defining and exploring the cyberthreat environment at a higher level,” INSA stated.

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