NEWS | Oct. 24, 2016

Why PPD-41 is evolutionary, not revolutionary


"The Obama administration released Presidential Policy Directive 41 in July to clarify roles and responsibilities in response to a major cyber incident, but it has yet to be put to the test and questions remain whether it substantially changes what has been in practice to this point.

A panel at the Army Cyber Institute's CyCon U.S. conference in Washington, including officials from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Homeland Security, and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, agreed that PPD-41 codifies the collaboration and best practices that have evolved in response to recent major cyber attacks. "