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Commerce Dept. official: Botnet initiative on course, workshop likely in a 'few months'

May 29, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell
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The initiative to combat botnets led by the departments of Commerce and Homeland Security is on track and will include a public workshop in the coming months, according to a Commerce official, who said a required strategic update to the president should be ready before the end of the year.

The botnet initiative was launched under President Trump's 2017 cyber executive order and is being pursued in close collaboration with the telecom, information technology and other industries. The departments released...


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