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August 14, 2022

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Atlantic Council report argues for small business incentives to encourage adoption of best practices

By Sara Friedman / August 5, 2022

A new report from the Atlantic Council urges Congress to help small businesses make investments in improving their cybersecurity posture by creating incentives for companies that implement best practices and hire personnel with cybersecurity expertise.

“To date, the US government has pursued a series of policies aimed at meeting the needs of today’s ransomware threat, such as prosecuting ransomware actors, squeezing cryptocurrency cash-out schemes, and defending national critical infrastructure. But given the unlikelihood of eliminating digital extortion in the near...

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