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President Barack Obama will meet with business leaders in California later this week to discuss new efforts to boost cyber security. Recent high profile attacks on Anthem Health Insurance and Sony underscore the ongoing risks to both U.S. consumers and companies. Some say government strategy should be more forceful, but others argue “offensive” action against perpetrators could have unintended and negative consequences. A look at how cyber security threats are shifting and new efforts to reduce the risks.
- Ellen Nakashima national security reporter, The Washington Post
- Edmund Mierzwinski Director, U.S. PIRG Consumer Program
- Ravi Pendse vp and chief information officer. computing and information services, Brown University
- Damian Paletta national security and intelligence reporter, The Wall Street Journal
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