When It Comes To Cybersecurity, There Is Strength In Partners
IBM News, October 7th, 2021
October 7, 2021,
Volume 283, Issue 1

"Businesses and government share a collective responsibility to collaborate on preventing cyberattacks that could have a devastating impact or prompt national or global crises."

"There is an old saying with a timeless instruction: "If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together." As Cybersecurity Awareness Month kicks into high gear, it's critical to remember the key role that public / private partnership and collaboration will play in the security of our critical infrastructure.

As the former chief information officer (CIO) for the Department of Defense (DoD), I've thought a lot about the unique benefits that focused collaboration can bring. During my tenure, I collaborated with my team and across the armed forces to create a unified information management and technology vision for the Department. But technology was the easy part. When it came to cybersecurity, I knew that the latest technologies weren't the only answer. The constantly changing, interconnected and ubiquitous nature of the cybersecurity challenge also requires a change in culture..."

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