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Cyber chief Krebs says success of CISA depends on voluntary collaboration with industry

March 13, 2019 |
Rick Weber
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DHS' new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency lacks the authority to require private companies to seek assistance from the agency in defending against cyber attacks, said Director Christopher Krebs, who is urging greater collaboration with industry based in part on lessons from securing elections.

“Everything that we're about is exclusively voluntary,” Krebs told an audience of lawyers and industry officials at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School on Monday. “We don't have a mandate to get someone to take...


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