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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BRT's 2013 CEO Growth Agenda outlines a two-pronged approach for rebuilding confidence, reducing uncertainty, and unlocking business investment and job creation through the adoption of sound public policies.
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.
To effectively address the risks presented by cybersecurity threats, BRT has developed a cross-sector approach that can mature and strengthen over time and that will also improve the nation’s ability to identify gaps and measure progress.
If the nation is to persevere over our adversaries, the public and private sectors must work collaboratively to develop and implement policies that promote innovation and safeguard America from global cybersecurity risks.
Thank you for prioritizing cybersecurity as part of the legislative agenda in 2012. The growing cyber-threat to our economic and national security is alarming and calls for intelligent public and private sector action.