A Conversation with Frederick W. Smith, CEO, FedEx Corporation
FedEx Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer Frederick W. Smith discusses with Gillian Tett, U.S. managing editor of the Financial Times, business regulation and tax policy to encourage job creation and growth, prospects for a strengthening economic recovery in 2011, and the competitive realities of the global marketplace.
How can the United States protect cyberspace "control system of our country," without restricting the open "flow of information on the Internet"? What should countries consider when developing international cybersecurity standards and protocol? What should their citizens know to protect their information and their rights? Cybersecurity Policy Research Links provide news, background information, legislation, analysis, and international efforts to protect government and the public's information.
The U.S. government needs to marshal its cybersecurity resources in support of the private sector and build alliances with international partners, says former CIA director Michael Hayden, member of a new CFR independent task force on digital policy.
The CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report, Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet, finds that as more people and services become interconnected and dependent on the Internet, societies are becoming increasingly vulnerable to cyberattacks.