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After a Major Cyberattack, Does the Public Deserve an Explanation?

In a question with different implications for private companies and governments, a discussion is underway concerning how to communicate with the public following a cyberattack. Experts have recognized that such public explanations, while positive in terms of transparency and accountability, can come with dangerous side-effects. These include significant political risks for the parties involved and the sharing of information to cybercriminals who can use the information to improve attacks. 

Source: After a Major Cyberattack, Does the Public Deserve an Explanation? – Nextgov

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