UK Sets Up Facebook-Style Portal For Sharing Cyberthreats

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 7:55 PM EDT) -- The U.K. government launched a program Wednesday that will enable the public and private sectors to share information and intelligence on steadily mounting cybersecurity threats through a secure Web portal that will function like the social networking website Facebook.

Under the new Cyber Security Information Sharing Partnership, more than 160 companies as well as a host of government entities will be given access to a secure virtual “collaboration environment” — which officials have described as “Facebook for cyber security threats” — that will allow them to...
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