[ISN] The Nation’s 24-Hour Cyber Watch Center Still Has Some Empty Seats

http://www.nextgov.com/cybersecurity/2015/08/nations-24-hour-hack-watch-center-missing-three-quarters-industry/119392/ By Aliya Sternstein Nextgov.com August 24, 2015 The watch floor of a national center that monitors hack attacks aimed at 16 critical U.S. industries is still missing analysts from 75 percent of those sectors. The reasons for low attendance have little to do with controversies over sharing customer and business-sensitive information. The main problem is insufficient capital to put boots on the ground at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center – or NCCIC (pronounced “N-Kick”). Established in 2009, the space in a nondescript Arlington office tower is where technical analysts from the government and industry can exchange cyberthreat intelligence. […]