Nonprofits join to help state and local governments stop cybercrime

StateScoop: A pair of nonprofit organizations that assist state and local governments with security announced last week a new partnership aimed at bridging the gap between government cybersecurity operations and law-enforcement efforts to combat cybercrime.

The new collaboration brings together the efforts of the National White Collar Crime Center, or NW3C, which provides training and support to law enforcement agencies around the country prosecuting financial and high-tech crimes, and the Multi-State Information Sharing Analysis Center, a clearinghouse for information about cyberthreats against state, local and tribal governments.

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