King: “There must be trust” between government and business following cyber attacks


Senator King angusDemocrats Angus King speed up filibuster talks after vote cutback Carper calls for filibuster ban Schumer hints at filibuster reform after that the GOP blocks the bill on voting rights PLUS (I-Maine) said on Sunday that there is expected to be a “new relationship” between the private sectors and the federal government after recent cybersecurity attacks on the energy and food sectors.

During an appearance on CNN’s “State of The Union,” King told the host Jake tapperJacob (Jake) Paul Tapper Former aide: Trump would “absolutely” impose some form of autocracy in second term Jimmy Kimmel questions the value of laughing at “terrible” people Manchin backs raising the debt ceiling with reconciliation if the GOP balks MORE this trust should be established between the private sectors and the government, citing that when the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack occurred in May, the company did not notify the government.

“Basically what we need is an entirely new relationship between the private sector and the federal government,” King told Tapper. “And I realized that the term relationship between the private sector and the federal government is kind of an oxymoron. But that’s what we need to establish. It takes trust. “

King added that the federal government also has the “resources and assets” to help in these types of situations.

“Since we’ve had these rounds of cyber attacks from North Korea, Russia, China, we really haven’t reacted. … You can’t defend yourself just by swinging and weaving and patching, ”King told Tapper.

“The adversary has to understand that he will pay a price, that there will be a cost to attack the United States or to attack our critical infrastructure, and so far they really haven’t felt it.”


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