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Feds tells companies: Report those intrusions

‘If someone has penetrated your network … you should call us,’ says an agent. Corporate executives are often reluctant to report network intrusions for fear of having those security breaches made public and drag down stock prices. But state and federal law enforcement officials who spoke on an information security panel here yesterday said such reports can sometimes provide an important missing link in larger cybersecurity investigations. “It may be a critical piece of information you’re submitting to us — you never know where that fits into the pie,” said Ron Layton, section chief of the cyber coordination branch for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in Ballston, Va. Layton was one of several law enforcement officials who spoke at the final stop of a four-city information security conference sponsored by Kings Park, N.Y.-based AIT Global Inc. and InfoWorld Media Group, a sister company to Computerworld. Full Story

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