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OMB Considers Cybersecurity Standardization
The OMB is considering standardizing the cybersecurity business processes of agencies. A meeting with the Homeland Security Department in March will be held to consider if the consolidation of common processes, services, and technologies to see if security could improve performance while reducing costs. Roughly $4 billion is spent each year on securing federal information technology.
“‘A common solution doesn't mean it's consolidated,’ Evans said. ‘A common solution means that we're doing the work in the same way.’"