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Industry leaders urge Trump to extend legal protections, other incentives for cyber controls

February 16, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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SAN FRANCISCO – Industry leaders are urging President Trump to extend legal protections by offering “safe harbors,” and other incentives, for implementing cybersecurity controls, stressing the need to continue following a risk-management standards approach to addressing security.

Omar Khawaja, the vice president and chief information security officer at Highmark Health, said Wednesday during a Deloitte panel discussion here at the RSA Conference on the new administration that the president should offer a “carrot” to industry by providing some legal protections...

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