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Rep. Langevin seeking to reconcile need for cyber metrics and enduring liability fears

December 2, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh

A key member of Congress is on a mission for metrics, but recognizes that the quest requires a delicate navigation of industry fears that sharing important information on cybersecurity incidents and software components will lead to liability.

“We need cybersecurity metrics to help policymakers and business leaders make risk management decisions informed by data,” Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI) said in a statement to Inside Cybersecurity. “However, we currently lack deep databases with high-fidelity incident data that can help us understand...


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