Ask About Cybersecurity And Yea May Receive Or Maybe Not

Last night I questioned the official stance of the US government on protecting American assets from foreign hacking: Why Are We Acting Like the Russian Hacking is Over?

Well I had overlooked the president’s ardent promise to take it on! Except he forgot about it too!

After a receiving a U.S. intelligence assessment on Russian’s interference in last year’s elections, President Donald Trump vowed that he would have a team present him with a review of America’s cybersecurity efforts within 90 days of taking office.

But Thursday was the 90-day mark and no plan has been presented. The missed target date, one of several blown deadlines in the administration’s first months, has resulted in uncertainty as to who is running the cyber review and when it might be completed. The White House insisted Thursday that a plan was in the works but did not offer any timetable.

“The president has appointed a diverse set of executives with both government and private sector expertise who are currently working to deliver an initial cybersecurity plan through a joint effort between the National Security Council and the Office of American Innovation,” said spokeswoman Lindsey Walters.

She did not address why the deadline was missed.

All I can add is an official Blogging Blue…shrug!


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