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Justice Dept. officials urge companies to see 'big picture,' share info on data breaches

April 10, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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Senior Department of Justice officials are highlighting carrots, rather than sticks, in encouraging private companies to notify them in the event of a data breach, in the interest of addressing big-picture national security concerns.

“Health companies, financial services companies, these are not the types of companies that you would have traditionally thought of from a national security perspective, but they are of a great deal of interest to us now,” John Demers, assistant attorney general for national security, said today....

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