Partnerships key to confronting cybersecurity challenges, say NSF and NIST officials

Cybersecurity is such an immense challenge, no single federal entity can make considerable progress on its own.

But one of the most responsive and cutting-edge programs is the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence because it can drill into new focus areas as the threat landscape changes, he said.

Established in 2012, the NCCoE brings together government, industry and academia to develop and implement cybersecurity standards, best practices and tools, said Stein. Twenty-two industry partners have pledged a continuous presence at NCCoE.

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