Meanwhile, news of the creation of a new United States Agency is brightening some security professionals view of information sharing capabilities inter- and intra- government. Created in the likeness of the National Counterterrorism Center [itself created post 9/11 in the wake of information sharing failures within [and obviously without] the federal civilian government & the military]. Monikered the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, it will ostensibly function as the defacto repository for existing 'cyber' operations/intelligence facilities government-wide, and will facilitate information sharing and decision making capabilities [more, below].
"The CTIIC will focus on four priorities:
- Improving cyber defense, including widespread adoption of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework;
- Improving the ability to disrupt, respond to and recover from attacks;
- Enhancing international cooperation; and
- Making cyberspace intrinsically more secure, including eliminating passwords as the default security tool and enhancing consumer protection. "
- via the Federal Times