Meltdown and Spectre again ask us: What do we really want?
Science tends to take us places where policy cannot follow. Policy tends to take us places where science cannot follow. Yet neither science nor policy can be unmindful of the other. Here I will confine myself to six points where I see science, including applied science, asking us to look ahead (The following is necessarily short; for a longer treatment of the science of security, per se, see "T.S. Kuhn Revisited," keynote to biennial meeting of NSF Principal Investigators, February 6, 2015.):