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DHS insurance report could inform development of cyber info-sharing standards

October 08, 2015 |
Christopher J Castelli
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A federal report that proposes hacked companies share specific kinds of cyber incident data in a private-sector repository to help expand the nascent insurance market is drawing early praise from industry stakeholders tracking the development of cybersecurity information-sharing standards.

The assessment – produced by a Department of Homeland Security advisory panel and issued in September – aims to advance an insurance industry proposal to build a repository of anonymized cyber incident data that might improve risk mitigation, enable cybersecurity...

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