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Tomorrow, the White House and the U.S. Chamber will team up to release the Administration’s National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC).
Both Commerce Secretary Gary Locke and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Howard A. Schmidt will be here at the Chamber to outline the new Strategy, a key component of which includes a private sector-led effort – facilitated by government – to increase online security and enhance individuals’ privacy.
Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council and Assistant to the President for Economic Policy, will come by to underscore the importance of secure networks to the future and well being of U.S. economic policy. Adding to the bipartisan atmosphere is Senator Barbara Mikulski and Congressman Dan Lungren, two bicameral leaders on the issue of cybersecurity.
Cyber crime costs individuals and businesses billions of dollars every year, and this initiative will help make cyberspace safer, faster, and more private.