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DOJ’s New Cyber Task Force Can Address IoT

On February 20, 2018, the Attorney General announced the creation of a Cyber-Digital Task Force within the Department of Justice (DOJ).  The Task Force will assess “the many ways that the Department is combatting the global cyber threat, and will also identify how federal law enforcement can more effectively accomplish its mission in this vital and evolving area.”  It will draw from numerous components across the Department and be managed by a chair appointed by the Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein. 

Botnet Report Comments Urge Additional Protections for Collaboration

With the proliferation of connected devices and services, policymakers are looking at creative ways to address threats, including through stronger collaboration and information disclosures. But stakeholders are pointing out barriers like legal liability and regulatory uncertainty, and calling for more creative solutions.  As the federal government advises the President on next steps, liability protection is an issue to watch.