Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
American strength in information and technology is both a significant competitive advantage and a platform for expansive economic growth and opportunity. Business Roundtable supports policies that will leverage America’s strengths while safeguarding U.S. information and technology assets in a complex global environment. Challenges include policies that enable more intelligent and effective cybersecurity protection, global information technology (IT) policies that maximize the value of information in an interconnected world, and IT trends and their impacts on economic growth and business innovation.
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In a Politico op-ed, Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga discusses the importance of public-private partnerships in leading national cyber defense initiatives.
“Mission Critical: A Public-Private Strategy for Information Security” lays out a strategy for a more modern, flexible and collaborative approach to safeguarding America’s economic and national security assets from cybersecurity risks.
The CEOs of America’s leading companies today laid out a strategy to protect U.S. economic and national security from growing global cybersecurity threats. Their plan for developing a more modern, flexible and collaborative approach to protecting America’s strategic information assets is detailed in the new Business Roundtable (BRT) report, “Mission Critical: A Public-Private Strategy for Effective Cybersecurity.”
This Business Roundtable public policy statement outlines a cohesive solution for managing new cybersecurity challenges in the coming decade. Business Roundtable CEOs believe strongly that the nation’s public and private-sector leadership must recognize the importance of addressing new cybersecurity threats, both at home and abroad.
Ten years after 9/11, the CEOs of three leading American companies will release a strategy for smarter, more effective cybersecurity to bolster the resilience of information systems that undergird U.S. economic and military strength.