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The Trump administration has advocated adoption of “operational” public-private partnerships to impose “defensive costs” and “punitive measures” on cyber-adversaries targeting key American companies. What are the proper roles of the government and industry in such partnerships? What is technologically feasible and legally appropriate? What are the business implications of such partnerships?

Learning Objectives:
1: Understand why operational partnerships may be critical to national cyber-defense.
2: Learn why policy and legal tradeoffs may exist in such partnerships.
3: Explore whether and how such efforts work will be critical going forward.