White House issues cyber response policy [developing]

The FBI issued a release lauding the new policy.

Cyber Division Assistant Director James Trainor noted the directive “codifies the essential role that the FBI plays in cyber incident response, recognizing its unique expertise, resources and capabilities.”

And, moving forward, “as the Bureau continues evolving to keep pace with the cyber threat, the authorities contained in PPD-41 will allow us to help shape the nation’s strategy for addressing nationally-significant cyber incidents,” he added.

See more about the FBI’s role below and see the full news release here.

Continue reading: http://www.federaltimes.com/story/government/cybersecurity/2016/07/26/cyber-response-coordination/87568906/