Posts by Tyler Pager

Private sector remains wary of government efforts to increase cybersecurity collaboration

(Mar. 19, 2015)

WASHINGTON– President Barack Obama and lawmakers have announced plans to increase information sharing between the government and the private sector following data breaches at major companies. But companies are hesitant to join these initiatives because of liability and privacy concerns … Continue reading

Hostages’ families call for better communication from government

(Feb. 10, 2015)

WASHINGTON – The U.S. government should provide more intelligence information to families of hostages taken by terrorists and other enemies, and news organizations should be mindful of the dangers to freelancers in conflict zones, experts and two mothers of captured … Continue reading

Obama, Merkel continue to pursue diplomatic solution in Ukraine

(Feb. 09, 2015)

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of continuing diplomatic efforts to resolve the situation in Ukraine, but Obama said he would consider sending lethal arms if diplomacy fails. At a joint news conference … Continue reading