Justice Won't Challenge Cyber Data-Sharing Proposal

The Justice Department said Friday it currently has no reason to challenge a proposed cyber intelligence data-sharing platform on antitrust grounds.

The Obama Administration is on the record supporting more cyber-threat information sharing among companies and with the government.

Cyberpoint, which supplies security services to private companies and the government, proposes to offer a data-sharing platform, TruSTAR, that will improve on legacy info-sharing systems while complying with Justice and Federal Trade Commission antitrust policies regarding cybersecurity information sharing.

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John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.