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December 1, 2021

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DOJ’s Monaco urges industry attorneys to help advance collaboration against ransomware threat

By Charlie Mitchell / October 21, 2021

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said breaking down barriers to collaboration with industry is a top Justice Department priority in the fight against ransomware, while urging private-sector attorneys to discuss the benefits of working with federal officials to bolster cybersecurity and respond to incidents, and in some cases to avoid potential liability.

Monaco on Wednesday delivered a public opening statement at a cybersecurity roundtable sponsored by DOJ’s criminal division on “the evolving cyber threat landscape.” Assistant Attorney General Kenneth Polite...

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