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Kaspersky researcher: DHS move on products was reasonable, but congressional ban on services was self-defeating

June 03, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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A key cybersecurity professional at Kaspersky Labs expressed “respect” and even praise for work that went into DHS’ ban on the federal government’s use of the company’s products -- while criticizing Congress’ subsequent broadening of the ban -- underscoring the enormity of the challenge facing officials working to mitigate supply-chain threats to information and communications technology.

“My honest opinion on the [Binding Operational Directive], and most of the [2018 National Defense Authorization Act], is that I respect that decision,” said...


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