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Bill to reform NSA hacking policy has skeptics in White House

by Shaun Waterman

The Trump administration has concerns about a proposed reform of the policy process the U.S. government uses when deciding how to handle newly discovered software vulnerabilities known as zero days, said White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce.

Should the government stockpile zero-day software vulnerabilities?

by Shaun Waterman

Storm clouds are rising over the U.S. government's policy on software flaw disclosure after the massive WannaCry infection spread using a cyberweapon developed by the NSA, and even former agency leaders say it might be time to take a fresh look at the Vulnerability Equities Process.

Lawmakers introduce bill to shine spotlight on government hacking stockpile

by Chris Bing

A new bipartisan bill aims to add transparency to the Vulnerabilities Equities Process.