We've covered the federal government's quest to manage cybersecurity risks for months, including the search for and appointment of the new cyber czar, the opening of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center and the struggle between executive agencies regarding Howard Schmidt's reporting hierarchy.
Thursday afternoon, at 2:00 p.m. PST, Cisco is offering a live Web cast in which its chief security officer, John Stewart, and VP for borderless networks security marketing, Marie Hattar, will speak with former acting White House senior director for cybersecurity, Melissa Hathaway.
According to information from Cisco:
[The trio will discuss] the work Melissa and Cisco are doing to help advance cybersecurity policy and tighten partnering between the private and public sectors. The broadcast will highlight Melissa's unique perspective on how the government and the private sector can collaborate to improve cybersecurity domestically and internationally.