Cybergovernance Journal Update – 1/13/17

by | Jan 13, 2017

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Cybersecurity vulnerabilities don’t just happen at the institutional level, but across interconnected and interdependent systems. A commonly adopted and widely accepted framework could lessen those shared risks.

Who’ll Be the Gap Closer in Cyber Insurance?

LinkedIn Pulse, Jan. 11
A common model and vocabulary can close the chasm between the cybersecurity and cyber insurance communities, but who’s in the best position to bring all the stakeholders together?

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Securing the Foundations of Our Digital Economy

WSJ, Jan. 6
We can no longer just focus on identifying and protecting critical digital infrastructures, given their interconnections, interdependencies, and risks to all aspects of the economy and society… the private sector and government should collaborate on a roadmap for improving the security and robustness of digital networks…

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NIST Issues Draft Update to the Cybersecurity Framework

JDSupra, Jan. 11
The initial framework was the result of a collaborative process involving industry, government and academia, supervised by NIST. The new version adds “new details on managing cyber supply chain risks, clarifying key terms, and introducing measurement methods for cybersecurity…”

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Bringing Boards Up to Cyber Speed

CSO, Jan. 12
The NACD Cyber-Risk Oversight Program for corporate directors, confers the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight, intended to increase cybersecurity literacy as well as educate boards on their role in overseeing the company’s cyber preparedness…

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More Vulnerabilities Found in Google Android Than Any Other Program

SC Magazine, Jan. 4
Amassing 523 distinct coding flaws this past year, Google’s Android mobile operating system took top spot with the most discovered vulnerabilities in 2016. Google’s bug-bounty program could be among the reasons that Android accumulated a disproportionate number of reported flaws last year…

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2017 Internet Governance Outlook: Nationalistic Hierarchies vs. Multi-Stakeholder Networks?

CircleID, Jan. 6
November 2, 2016, the Chinese government announced the adoption of a new cybersecurity law which will enter into force on July 1, 2017. The Chinese law stands for a top-down governmental approach. Will we see a new type of conflict between multi-stakeholder networks and national Internet policies?

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