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April 17, 2021

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Law enforcement sees private industry increasingly on front lines of cyber national security fight

By Rick Weber / May 27, 2016

Current and former law enforcement officials said cybersecurity is increasingly putting private industries on the front lines of a battle with foreign bad actors in a way that is unprecedented among national security concerns, and the government needs to boost its deterrence efforts.

The government needs an “active deterrence” approach “to impose costs” on hackers, said Assistant Attorney General John Carlin on Thursday at the 4th annual cybersecurity conference at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC.

Private industries have...

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