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Ex-government officials back plan to 'certify' companies for active defense against cyber attacks

By Rick Weber / October 31, 2016

Former homeland security and intelligence officials from the Bush and Obama administrations are backing a report issued today by the George Washington University that lays out a policy framework for companies to actively defend against foreign hackers, including a recommendation for government “certification” of private organizations.

The report, “Into the Gray Zone: The Private Sector and Active Defense Against Cyber Threats,” seeks to offer concrete policy proposals as well as set the terms for future discussion on an issue...

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