Obama’s cybersecurity recommendations a small step forward, but need teeth and political willpower

Last week’s report by the nonpartisan Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity recommended training 100,000 new cybersecurity professionals and increasing federal R&D funding for cybersecurity by $4 billion over the next decade — but that’s not enough to address the current shortfall, experts say.

One positive aspect is that the report focuses on the human side of cybersecurity, said Nathan Wenzler, principal security architect at San Francisco-based AsTech Consulting.

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