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McAuliffe calls for new laws, more federal help to states on cyber threats

December 06, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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Outgoing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D), a leader on cyber issues among governors, says states are suffering due to a lack of federal leadership on cyber issues and that, among the pressing needs, Congress should pass legislation addressing consumer data breaches.

McAuliffe is also calling on industry and other stakeholders to “lean in” and help states mitigate the growing cyber threat even without further federal assistance.

Speaking at Symantec’s Government Symposium on Tuesday, McAuliffe said federal legislation is drastically needed...

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