For many, implementing adequate cybersecurity means deploying the right platforms and keeping an ever-watchful eye on one’s network. But for Christopher Ott, a former senior counterintelligence and cyber counsel at the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Security Division, getting lost in metrics and tools is as much of a threat as not having them in the first place.

Ott, who recently became a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine’s Washington, D.C., office, knows that a successful cybersecurity effort means working around technology as much it does working with technology. He spoke with Legaltech News about the biggest threats facing corporations today, what he hopes to accomplish in the private sector and his most memorable DOJ investigations. Here are highlights from the interview:

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