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Head of auto industry’s ISAC cites ‘chilling effect’ of lawsuit on cyber info-sharing

November 02, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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A subpoena for data from the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center in an ongoing lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has had a “chilling effect” on automakers’ and other stakeholders’ willingness to share cyber threat information, according to the Auto-ISAC’s executive director, despite a court decision to quash the subpoena.

Faye Francy, the Auto-ISAC’s executive director, said during the Information Sharing and Analysis Organization Standards Organization’s international info-sharing conference Wednesday in Washington, DC, that documents relating to communications between the...

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