Governance , Incident & Breach Response , Security Operations

Georgia Attorney General Carr on Battling Cybercrime

Analyzing State AG's Role in Responding to Top Cyber Threats

As attorney general of the State of Georgia, Christopher Carr sees the rise of cybercrime. But he also sees the growth of the cybersecurity industry in response to criminal threats. How does he envision his role in protecting the state?

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's 2017 Atlanta Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Carr discusses:

  • The state of the cybersecurity industry in Georgia;
  • His role in maintaining cybersecurity;
  • When and how his office gets involved in criminal cases.

Carr was sworn into office as Georgia's 54th attorney general on Nov. 1, 2016. Governor Nathan Deal appointed Carr as attorney general to fill a vacancy created by the departure of Sam Olens, who left to become president of Kennesaw State University.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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