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TAKING IN THE BIG PICTURE
The Commission was faced with ESSENTIALLY a new geography, new tools, and evolving interdependencies.
In light of these new conditions,
and the GUIDING PRINCIPALS it laid out for itself
-- the Commission examined the respective roles of the private sector and the federal government.
It concluded that the private sector has a responsibility to protect itself from the known established threats, such as individual hackers and criminals.
And that ...
The federal government has a larger responsibility:
to protect its citizens from terrorist and nation state attacks.
we found, as I indicated earlier, that infrastructure protection is a shared responsibility.