FTC Official Touts NY Times' Wait-And-See Hacking Response

Law360, New York (February 5, 2013, 4:16 PM EST) -- The Federal Trade Commission's chief technologist Tuesday backed The New York Times' decision to evaluate how hackers were gaining access to its system before responding to a recent cyberattack, saying companies should heed the example as they work to build stronger defenses against targeted online intrusions.

In a blog post discussing the difficulties of defending against the recent proliferation of “high-end” cyber threats, FTC chief technologist Ed Felten advised companies to learn from the case of The New York Times, which announced Thursday it had been...
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