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Obama official: Trump White House should model botnet initiative on NIST framework

March 31, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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A top cybersecurity adviser to former President Obama is encouraging President Trump to model the “botnet” initiative included in a draft cyber executive order around the federal framework of cybersecurity standards.

Ari Schwartz, Obama’s former senior director for cybersecurity on the National Security Council, told the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board on Thursday that cybersecurity stakeholders in industry and government need to start thinking about how a public-private initiative to address cyber threats...

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