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On May 30, 2018, the Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security released the final Report to the President on Enhancing the Resilience of the Internet and Communications Ecosystem Against Botnets and Other Automated, Distributed Threats (Botnet Report or Report).
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.
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.
On July 11-12, 2017, NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (“NCCoE”) held a workshop entitled Enhancing Resiliency of the Internet and Communications Ecosystem. The workshop was part of the effort to reduce the botnet threat, launched by President Trump’s Cybersecurity Executive Order.