Obama security adviser: US leadership needed to defeat global cyber threats

January 3, 2019

Via: The Hill

Former Obama homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco in a new interview speaks critically of the Trump administration’s place on the global stage in defeating cyber threats.

Monaco told former CIA Director Michael Morrell in an interview for CBS News’s “Intelligence Matters” podcast that aired Wednesday that she would like the U.S. under President Trump to be involved in more multilateral agreements to establish norms in cyberspace, rather than just deals with one country at a time.

“I think that the focus on bilateral, to the exclusion of multilateral, agreements in the cyber realm to try and establish norms of behavior is something that is a departure from past approaches and past administrations, again, crossing the political spectrum,” Monaco said.

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