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June 14, 2021

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Industry paper calls for liability protection, small business support in potential DOD threat hunting program

By Sara Friedman / June 1, 2021

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance says a proposed Defense Department cyber threat hunting program should include liability protections for defense industrial base companies and support to help small businesses participate.

“Companies participating in a threat hunting program should be provided liability protections to insulate them from lawsuits related to disclosure of third-party data; such protection, however, would likely require further legislative action,” INSA’s Cyber Council said in a paper released last week.

They said, “Small companies would likely...

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