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“Fed Contractor Reg Seeks to Stop ‘Back Door’ Cyber Crime," Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently quoted Atlanta partner David Katz in addressing how cybercrime poses a risk to any organization, but specifically how companies serving as government contractors face an even greater risk. Mr. Katz explains how the problem of securing government information is a big one. “The existing internal control frameworks and systems designed to thwart cyber-attacks and to guard against breaches are in some cases grossly ineffective,” he says. “The very specialized skill set and training necessary to understand system vulnerabilities and to proactively guard against these weaknesses are in short supply, and the federal government has not been proactive at working to close these skill gaps.” For the full article, subscribers to the Atlanta Business Chronicle may click here