News: MIT cybersecurity expert urges collaboration to fight threats (Consumer Appeal)

2017-03-06 - Less than a minute read

The Commercial Appeal
06-Mar-2017, by Kevin McKenzie

Don’t look for the government, market forces, vendors or law enforcement to┬áprovide the cybersecurity against malicious hackers and others posing threats, Daniel Weitzner told a Memphis audience tasked with protecting information technology.

Weitzner, director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Policy Research Initiative, on Monday said that IT and information management leaders should look to themselves their peers and collaborate, like those who pioneered the development of the internet and the World Wide Web.

“First and foremost, the best security teams are the ones that connected with their peers, either locally, or in their industry sector,” Weitzner said.

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