Pentagon Poses Info-Sharing Rule To Boost Cybersecurity

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 8:27 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday released an interim final rule to establish a voluntary cybersecurity information-sharing program with companies that are part of the defense industrial base.

The rule is part of an effort to better protect information that resides on or transmits via DIB unclassified information systems, according to a pre-publication version of a Federal Register notice.

It will allow eligible DIB companies to receive threat information and share data about network intrusions that could compromise critical DOD programs and missions, the notice...
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