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DHS briefs Kansas lawmakers on business, agriculture threats

 

January 15, 2020



TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Foreign governments are trying to get proprietary information about Kansas business and agricultural assets, state legislators heard Tuesday in extraordinary, secret briefings with a U.S. Department of Homeland Security official, according to participants.

Lawmakers who attended one of the unclassified briefings also said they were warned to be careful about opening emails from foreign sources. But they also said they did not hear about immediate threats.

"We need to be careful in responding to people because everyone's looking for an in, some way, somehow," said state...



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