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Industry source: cyber attack affecting pipeline companies should not spur regulation

April 05, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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A natural gas industry source is worried that a cyber attack earlier this week on pipeline systems could prompt government officials to look at recently issued guidelines as a step toward mandatory requirements, arguing that regulations would hinder rather than help security.

“Our industry has worked hard to ensure that we're not regulated,” the source, who is familiar with the process for identifying cyber threat indicators, told Inside Cybersecurity Wednesday. “In Washington, D.C., many things happen based on impression rather...


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