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DOJ Announces Public Release of the Cyber-Digital Task Force’s First Report; Impact on and Role of the Private Sector Likely to be a Focus in the Coming Months

By Anne E. Railton and James D. Gatta

On July 19, 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the public release of the first report produced by the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Cyber-Digital Task Force, which the Attorney General established in February to combat cyber-enabled threats confronting the United States and, specifically, to answer two fundamental questions: First, what is the DOJ doing to address global cyber threats?  And second, what can the DOJ do to accomplish this mission more effectively?  In discussing the report at the Aspen Security Forum on July 19, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein explained that the Report answers the first question, “providing a detailed assessment of the cyber threats confronting America and the Department’s efforts to combat them.” Continue reading