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Coalition of tech-telecom groups issues anti-botnet report, pledges annual industry-led updates

November 29, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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An alliance of major technology and telecommunications groups has unveiled an industry guide on fighting botnets that describes “baseline practices” and “advanced capabilities” tailored for various stakeholders -- and is pledging annual updates as part of an initiative aimed at meeting the Trump administration’s call for industry leadership on the issue.

“The guide is an important complement to the [Trump] Executive Order’s call to dramatically reduce the threats from botnets and other distributed attacks,” Robert Mayer, USTelecom's senior vice president...

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