U.S. Top Spy Says Reaching Out to Private Sector is a "Daunting Task"

Collaborating with the private sector remains “a work in progress” for the U.S. government and intelligence community, but prioritizing that effort is crucial to protecting national security, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Thursday.

Reaching out to the private sector is a “daunting task,” the U.S.’s top spy said, because it “is as big as all outdoors.” The intelligence community has made “a lot of headway” on improving information sharing, although there is still much to be done in that area, Clapper said.

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