New NIPC chief stresses prevention

New NIPC chief stresses prevention

The new director of the FBI's National Infrastructure Protection Center wants to prevent cyberattacks instead of jailing the perpetrators afterward.

Ronald L. Dick, who recently took over the center's leadership, addressed the National High-Performance Computing and Communications Council's annual conference in Newport, R.I., last month.

Through the InfraGard partnership with industry [GCN, April 2, Page 17], NIPC shares information that is sensitive but not classified, Dick said.

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