Evaluating the Vulnerabilities Equities Process and Policy

As 2017 draws toward an end, we are reminded of the large-scale cyber attacks that have affected the government, private business, and consumers. Ransomware strains such as WannaCry and NotPetya are particularly memorable for their destructive capabilities and rampant propagation through a Microsoft Windows vulnerability. In response, the United States government has been compelled to strike a balance between the open flow of data and responsible disclosure—all the while maintaining a high level of cybersecurity.

November 28, 2017