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The Government Accountability Office last week published a report that, among other things, weighs in on the pros and cons of the NSA/CYBERCOM “dual-hat” system (pursuant to which the director of the NSA/CSS and commander of CYBERCOM are the same person). The report deserves attention but also some criticism and context. Here’s a bit of all three.
1. What is the “dual-hat” issue?
Newly revived calls for the U.S. government to release all the vulnerabilities it holds are understandable but misguided.
A detailed breakdown of the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Improvements Act of 2017.
The proposed bill from Sens. Mark Warner, Cory Gardner, Ron Wyden and Steve Daines is a good first step in securing the Internet of Things and U.S. government systems in particular.
When multiple states rely on the same tools, the actions of one regime can undermine the lawful investigations of another.
Some revisions to our recent paper on the rediscovery of software vulnerabilities.
While addressing a "cyber 9/11" must be a top priority for the U.S. Government, it does not require a single “Department of Cybersecurity” as some have argued.
The first proof of concept that allows an IoT device to physically attack someone.