On May 13, I was pleased to represent Symantec at the inaugural California CyberSecurity Task Force meeting. California government officials and private-sector leaders met to discuss a comprehensive CyberSecurity plan for the state.
Attendees included officials of many state agencies, academia, the National Fusion Center Association (NFCA), the FBI, the Sacramento Utility District, Cyber Watch West (CWW), and private companies such as Verizon, Bank of America and Symantec.
“Because of the interconnectedness of government and private-sector IT assets, collaboration has become crucial” said Michele Robinson, acting director for the Office of Information Security. “The ultimate goal,” she added, “is to collaborate and work together to improve CyberSecurity for the state.”
The Task Force stated strategic roles are to act in an advisory capacity in the following areas:
- Identify areas where stakeholders can...