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Former federal information officers hopeful about agencies' accountability, but cite lack of liability in private sector

April 05, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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Assessments of the Trump administration's national cyber strategy by former federal information security officials Tony Scott and Gregory Touhill reveal optimism about agencies' performance, but also concerns about a continued lack of liability for integral private-sector infrastructure owners.

The Government Accountability Office estimates 85 percent of critical infrastructure is owned by the private sector. And while the electric, and healthcare industries, for example, are subject to fines attached to rules issued by their regulators, the communications sector is...


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