Recent Trends In Cybersecurity Scrutiny

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Explore:  Cybersecurity

Originally published in Law360, New York on October 22, 2012.

On the heels of a recent survey that found that cybersecurity is becoming the primary concern of corporate general counsels and directors, the United States government is increasingly taking an active role in addressing cybersecurity issues.

On Sept. 19, 2012, Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., — chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation — sent a letter to the chief executive officers of all Fortune 500 companies addressing the need for better cybersecurity measures and requesting their active involvement in developing such measures.

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Topics:  Cybersecurity

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