All tagged Botnet

NIST Hosts Second Botnet Workshop

Last week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) hosted its second workshop on enhancing resilience of the Internet and communications ecosystem.  The workshop focused on substantive comments from stakeholders on the draft Report to the President on Enhancing the Resilience of the Internet and Communications Ecosystem Against Botnets and Other Automated, Distributed Threats.  This is the last workshop before the final report is due to the President on May 11, 2018.

Botnet Report Comments Urge Additional Protections for Collaboration

With the proliferation of connected devices and services, policymakers are looking at creative ways to address threats, including through stronger collaboration and information disclosures. But stakeholders are pointing out barriers like legal liability and regulatory uncertainty, and calling for more creative solutions.  As the federal government advises the President on next steps, liability protection is an issue to watch.