Date Added: Aug 2009
There is no shortage of government activity in the area of cybersecurity. In the US, President Obama has ordered a review to be completed, leading to the provision of US$335 million of public money to address improved resilience in both the public and private sectors. In Europe, the EU has recently unveiled a new strategy aimed at preparing the region to act in the case of major attacks or disruptions to its critical information infrastructure. Around the world, private and public sector organisations spend heavily on securing their networks - and that spending is continuing, even as the economy falters.