In the initial years of cyber policy in the Pentagon in 2009-2010, the government lacked cohesiveness around the threat and agency roles and missions. By the end of the first term of the Obama administration, however, progress increased rapidly. This was due to one thing: a rise in leadership. Cabinet officials and government staff always want to improve interagency coordination and drive results for the American public, but absent good leadership, it simply won’t happen.
What leadership lessons can we draw from the 2012-2013 period in cybersecurity, and what do those lessons offer organizations today?Read more »