ZDNet features the Atlantic Council event Cyber Risk Wednesday: Rethinking Commercial Espionage in an article on whether governments should allow victims of cyber attacks to hack back:

So instead of exploring “a thousand reasons why it won’t work, legally and mechanically”, asks Fort, “why don’t we do something that’ll actually get at the problem?”

Fort posed his question to the panel at this week’s Cyber Risk Wednesday discussion, Rethinking Commercial Espionage, one in a series sponsored by Washington-based international affairs think tank the Atlantic Council and Christian Science Monitor’s security news site Passcode.

Economic cyber espionage is a huge problem for the United States, and it’s getting worse and worse, according to panellist Dmitri Alperovitch, co-founder and chief technology officer of CrowdStrike.

Read the full article here.