When the government discovers a bug in any computer hardware or software system, should it immediately inform the device or software manufacturer, so the company can create a patch and protect its customers’ cybersecurity? 41 more words
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Hacking Back in Black: Legal and Policy Concerns with the Updated Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act
What could go wrong? Surprised Erik Prince has not chimed on this.
For years now, there has been a discussion surrounding the feasibility of active cyber defense, and allowing private entities or individuals to “hack back” against hostile cyber activity… 17 more words
The Trump Administration’s National Security Council has released an unclassified set of guidelines for determining when the U.S. government will disclose – rather than retain for espionage purposes – a computer vulnerability that it discovers to the relevant private sector vendor so that a patch can be distributed. 12 more words
While intelligence for cyber defense has been slow to come online, these capabilities are now being more integrated with defensive elements.