Why public-private partnerships needed in cybersecurity

Thursday - 3/10/2011, 3:20pm EST

Liesyl Franz, vice president of cybersecurity policy, TechAmerica

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When it comes to cybersecurity there's a lot of talk of a public-private partnership. But so far there hasn't been a whole lot of teamwork between industry and the government.

A new report from TechAmerica shows that with the interconnected nature of the Internet and the ever evolving sophisticated threats, a public-private partnership is not just a good idea but a necessity.

Liesyl Franz, vice president of cybersecurity policy at TechAmerica, says her organization and its partners have put together a list of recommendations to help secure our nations infrastructures.

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