Why the private sector should get involved in cybersecurity -- Farlina Said | Malay Mail

Why the private sector should…

Why the private sector should get involved in cybersecurity -- Farlina Said | Malay Mail

Malay Mail | 2021-07-26 06:28

JULY 26 -- Governments and the private sector don't always see eye to eye when it comes to security issues. It would require those with jurisdiction in and around cyberspace to seek common definitions and goals to ensure that cyberspace is stable and safe for all. However, common points of view between the government and private sector can be difficult to reach. Take, for example, violent extremism, where definitions of what quantifies as terrorism or a terrorist aren't fixed. While some online posts can be seen as incendiary, in other parts of the world these posts might be part of freedom of expression. Online platform operators might hesitate trying to regulate such content. But what if the damage isn't tangible? Or the perception of threat isn't shared? Europe's search for digital sovereignty is based on the fear that technological ownership is concentrated in the hands of a few,…


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