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Trump trade deal with Mexico, Canada includes tougher than TPP language on cybersecurity

October 11, 2018 |
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The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade negotiated by the Trump administration includes language for trilateral cooperation on cybersecurity that goes beyond a previous trade proposal by then-President Obama for a Trans-Pacific Partnership.

The USMCA also incorporates new language aimed at mitigating “evolving” cybersecurity threats.

“Given the evolving nature of cybersecurity threats, the Parties recognize that risk-based approaches may be more effective than prescriptive regulation in addressing those threats,” according to the text of the trade deal submitted to Congress on Sept....

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