|Woolpert and FICO Partner to Help Government Agencies Meet US Cybersecurity Exec Order|
"Under the recent Presidential Executive Order (E.O. 13800) on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure, all US federal agencies need to take further steps to improve protection," said
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"The guidelines in the President's executive order on cybersecurity line up perfectly with the FICO Enterprise Security Score," said
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