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ONCD outlines priorities for addressing software security through memory safety, cyber quality metrics

By Jacob Livesay / February 26, 2024

The Office of the National Cyber Director has released a report proposing two strategic approaches to address software vulnerabilities, including a call for using memory safe code and establishing metrics to assess software security.

“President Biden’s National Cybersecurity Strategy outlines two fundamental shifts: the need to both rebalance the responsibility to defend cyberspace and realign incentives to favor long-term cybersecurity investments. In this report, the case is made that the technical community is well-positioned to drive progress on both strategic...

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