Input to the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
Information on Current and Future States of Cybersecurity in the Digital Economy
(NIST RFI on August, 10, 2016)
Pertinent topics: a) Cybersecurity Workforce; b) Public Awareness and Education
Felix ALBA Consultants, Inc.
Draper, UT 84020
President Obama said in 2009 that “America’s economic prosperity in the 21st century will depend on
cybersecurity”. In 2012, Defense Secretary Panetta ominously coined the expression “Cyber Pearl
Harbor”. In April 2016, Symantec reported 1M web attacks per day, 75% unpatched websites, and 0.5B
personal records stolen or lost . Accordingly, in February 2016, per the Cyber Security National
Action Plan (CNAP), the Federal Cybersecurity 2017 ...