Presidential Transition: President-Elect Donald Trump has named Tom Bossert, a fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, as homeland security adviser. Bossert has a significant cybersecurity background, having served as deputy homeland security adviser in the last year of the Bush administration. In that role, he helped draft the federal government’s first cybersecurity strategy. He also spent two years as the White House director of infrastructure protection policy.
“A Sleeping Giant”: Contributing to The Hill, Thomas Pahl calls the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau a “sleeping giant on data security,” but argues that the Federal Trade Commission should remain the leading authority on data security issues.
Partners in Data Security: Health System Management provides an in-depth look at what health system CIOs want their CEOs to know about data security.
Looking Ahead to 2017: SiliconANGLE notes that with Internet of Things hacks and commercial data use on the rise, the hot job in 2017 will be data protection officer.