White House to Seek Comments on Cybersecurity Research

The Obama administration will open a Web-based forum to discuss a cybersecurity research and development agenda, according to a notice published in the Federal Register. Nextgov.com reported that the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the National Coordination Office for Networking and Information Technology Research and Development asked the public to submit comments for a "game change" initiative to boost the safety and security of the Internet, telecommunications and computer systems, according to the notice.