Industry urges gov incentives for cyber practices

Wednesday - 3/9/2011, 2:42pm EST

Instead of government mandates, industry groups are calling for government incentives to spur better cybersecurity practices.

The recommendation is in a new report that says government-centric mandates would be "counterproductive."

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Internet Security Alliance, TechAmerica, the Business Software Alliance and the Center for Democracy and Technology co-wrote the white paper.

PC World reports the paper was not in response to a specific government proposal.

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