DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable: Improving the Defense Industrial Base

Mr. Eric Rosenbach, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy

On May 14, we held a DoDLive Bloggers Roundtable with Mr. Eric Rosenbach, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy and Mr. Richard Hale, Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity.

They discussed the Pentagon’s recent initiatives to improve Defense Industrial Base (DIB) network defenses and allow DIB companies and the Government to reduce damage to critical programs when defense information is compromised. The United States continues to face a significant risk that critical defense information residing on DIB networks and systems can be compromised by malicious cyber actors resulting in potential economic losses or damage to United States national security.

For information on the most recent announcement, please visit:  http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=15266

Joining us on the call were Chuck Simmins of America’s North Shore Journal, Michele Cowell of Military Matters, Sandra Erwin of National Defense Magazine, Phyllis Zimbler Miller of Mrs Lieutenant blog, Gail Harris of Foreign Policy blog, Jared Serbu of Federal News Radio, Zach Biggs of Defense News, Sharon Weinberger of Wired.com and Jim Wolf of Reuters.

Listen to the roundtable audio here.

Read the transcript.

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