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DHS selection for info-share standards role praised, questioned

September 04, 2015 |
Charlie Mitchell
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The Department of Homeland Security is earning praise for its decision to select a university as the standards-setting body for new cyber information-sharing entities, as some stakeholders say the function can best be delivered in a research and academic setting.

But other stakeholders from industry groups and the info-sharing community said they didn't know enough about the winning bidder – the University of Texas San Antonio.

“To be successful, it will be imperative that the standards organization utilize and incorporate...

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