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Former DHS chief Chertoff urges expanded use of SAFETY Act liability waivers for cyber

September 28, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff is urging the Trump administration to encourage greater use of the anti-terrorism SAFETY Act to promote cybersecurity measures by offering liability protections for cutting-edge technologies and practices.

“It could encourage more private sector investments,” Chertoff told a group lawyers at the 12th Annual Homeland Security Institute meeting at The George Washington University on Wednesday. Chertoff laid out his cybersecurity priorities for the Trump administration as part of a panel discussion that included former homeland...


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