Agencies Tie IT Security To Budgets

    Date27 Sep 2002
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    With a little prodding from the Office of Management and Budget, agency IT managers are tying system security to their enterprise infrastructures through the budget process. Some said today that securing their infrastructures ranks just as high as e-government for fiscal . . . With a little prodding from the Office of Management and Budget, agency IT managers are tying system security to their enterprise infrastructures through the budget process. Some said today that securing their infrastructures ranks just as high as e-government for fiscal 2003.

    "Cybersecurity is a cross-cutting issue," Energy Department CIO Karen Evans said at an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association breakfast in Rockville, Md. "Our intent is to have a uniform cybersecurity program throughout the department and incorporate it in all business lines."

    Evans discussed her spending priorities for next year on a panel with Office of Personnel Management CIO Janet Barnes, Veterans Affairs deputy CIO Ed Meagher and Commerce CIO Tom Pyke.

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