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December 4, 2022

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Cyberspace Solarium leader says private sector's under-investment in security is biggest challenge

By Mariam Baksh / October 3, 2019

NEW YORK CITY. Leaders of the “Moonshot” initiative and the congressional Cyberspace Solarium Commission are struggling with how to secure the appropriate levels of investment -- and commitments to security -- necessary from both government and the private companies controlling the vast majority of critical infrastructure, they said, and are turning instead to politically low-hanging fruit like public education.

Using an often-cited metric of about 8-10 percent of a company’s overall information technology budget being the appropriate level of investment...

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