Rep. Jim Himes meets with JANUS Associates to Discuss Cyber Security

STAMFORD, CT., August 29, 2018 – JANUS Associates, the nation’s longest operating cyber security and privacy consultancy welcomed U.S. Congressman Jim Himes (CT-04) to its corporate headquarters on Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  Rep. Himes is the ranking member of the NSA and Cybersecurity Subcommittee of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and a member of the House Committee on Financial Services.  This is the second time that Rep. Himes has met with JANUS personnel at its headquarters to discuss the current state of cyber security.

Conversations during the meeting centered on cyber security in general, with a focus on election and government agency security. Other topics discussed included cyber challenges faced by small and medium businesses, the costs associated with cyber security services, and cyber insurance.  The second half of the discussion focused on current cyber security initiatives that have been introduced by Rep. Himes, and on how best to engage Connecticut C-Suite business leaders regarding cyber planning to protect their business.

“It is always an honor and pleasure to have Rep. Himes meet with us” said Patricia Fisher, President and CEO at JANUS.  “Discussing cyber security in a roundtable environment with the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and sharing thoughts on how best to protect the US government, the nation’s commercial sector, and all citizens is a conversation that needs to happen more often.”  Ms. Fisher went on to say “These substantive conversations will hopefully foster greater emphasis on the need to protect all data regardless of whether it is government, commercial or individual owned.”