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Former federal CISO urges infrastructure owners to contact regulators amid IT threats

By Joshua Higgins / January 10, 2018

NEW YORK -- The federal government’s former and first chief information security officer said critical infrastructure entities should reach to their sector-specific agencies -- which in some cases are regulators -- for assistance in patching vulnerabilities, amid recent disclosure of major flaws in nearly all IT systems.

Retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Gregory Touhill, who served as the federal government’s first CISO under former President Obama, said sector-specific agencies can offer unique assistance to the owners of critical infrastructure to...

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