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4/11/2014
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Feds Address Antitrust Concerns On Cyberthreat Sharing

Justice Dept. and FTC confirm that sharing cybersecurity threat information is not an antitrust law violation.

White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel
White House cybersecurity coordinator Michael Daniel

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Randy Naramore
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4/14/2014 | 9:27:30 AM
Re: Cybersec information sharing
Information sharing will come from vendors that companies have relationships with but also joining various groups will help to get valuable information to the people who can use it. One such group is  "Infragrad" (https://www.infragard.org), joint partnership between FBI and companies. 
Lorna Garey
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4/11/2014 | 3:04:10 PM
Re: Cybersec information sharing
The fault for a lack of sharing, IMO, lies squarely with security vendors' marketing teams that see knowledge of a threat as a competitive advantage. The practioners I know would love to be able to get together with peers in a secure way periodically to discuss what they see happening in the wild. It's the suits gumming up the works.
Bill Jackson
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Bill Jackson,
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4/11/2014 | 2:47:16 PM
Cybersec information sharing
It will be interesting to see if the corporate lawyers who have been urging caution in sharing threat information take this policy statement to heart and encourage information sharing agreements.
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