Ongoing Gov't Shutdown Leaves Cyber Risks Unchecked

Law360 (January 16, 2019, 10:26 PM EST) -- The lingering government shutdown doesn't bode well for critical efforts to protect the nation from increasingly sophisticated cyberthreats, leaving gaping holes in agencies' ability to monitor threats, pursue bad actors and provide crucial aid to private companies, experts say.

Most of the federal government has been shut down since Dec. 22, when President Donald Trump and Congress missed a deadline to extend appropriations amid a fight for funding for a wall along the country's southern border. The stalemate has left several agencies responsible for ensuring that cyberthreats are being monitored and acted upon — including the Department of Homeland Security, the...

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