Tags Rick Ledgett

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.

NSA deputy says U.S. cyberattack responses must improve

by Shaun Waterman

The current system for U.S. cyber response is like, "if your house catches on fire, you have to call the mayor to see if he’ll let you call the water department to ask them to turn the water on."

NSA deputy: IoT is a growing security problem

by Shaun Waterman

The explosion in the numbers of web-connected devices heralded by the Internet of Things risks making us all more vulnerable online, NSA Deputy Director Rick Ledgett warned business leaders Tuesday.