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Balancing Threat-Sharing with Privacy Protection

DATA PROTECTION—ASIA PACIFIC

September 27, 2012

At a recent conference, a former director of the U.S. National Security Agency said that sharing valuable threat information between public- and private-sector organisations helps combat cyberthreats, ZDNet reports. With the adoption of privacy and data protection laws in several Asia-Pacific nations, threat-sharing could contravene various privacy laws. One expert said organisations must strike a balance to prevent threat-sharing from breaching individuals’ privacy.
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