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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1227 Cleaning up after cyber attacks is good, but deterring attackers is better
The Presidential Policy Directive on United States Cyber Incident Coordination makes it clear for the first time that the FBI and the National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force (NCIJTF) would take the lead in 'threat response activities'.

The Department of Homeland Security will be in charge of 'asset response activities,' which includes providing technical assistance to the affected entities to protect their assets and mitigate the impact of the attack, while the Office of the Director of National Intelligence is the lead agency 'for intelligence support'.
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