Fred Chang, research professor of computer sciences, and Admiral Bobby Inman, the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs, have been appointed to the new Commission on Cyber Security, established to make sure that the next president of the United States has an updated strategy to counter growing cyber threats. The new commission was announced Oct. 30 at a news conference in Washington, D.C. by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). The commission will be composed of 20 to 25 members. Chang will serve as a commissioner, and Inman will be a co-chair. The commission will examine existing plans and strategies to assess what the administration of the 44th Presidency should continue, what it should change and what new policies should be adopted or new authorities sought from Congress. Issues for consideration will include infrastructure protection, software assurance, federal agency cyber security and information security initiatives in the public and private sectors.