Here’s how the US government can bolster cybersecurity
Almost 20 years ago, Chris Wysopal was among a group of hackers who testified before U.S. Congress, warning it about the dangers of the internet.
Unfortunately, the U.S. government is still struggling to act, he said. “You’re just going to keep ending up with the status quo,” he said, pointing to the U.S. government’s failure to regulate the tech industry or incentivize any change.
It’s a feeling that was shared by the experts who attended this week’s RSA cybersecurity show. Clearly, the U.S. government needs to do more on cybersecurity, but what?
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Perhaps, the need for U.S. action hasn’t been more urgent. In last year’s election, Russia was accused of hacking U.S. political groups and figures in an effort to influence the outcome.