May 18, 2022
Researcher: DARPA effort will rate cybersecurity of software for public
The cybersecurity of commercial software and systems will be independently rated in a new Pentagon-funded initiative, creating an unprecedented, publicly available tool for companies and individual consumers to find the most secure products in the marketplace, prominent security researcher Peiter Zatko told Inside Cybersecurity.
Zatko, a.k.a. Mudge, came to fame -- and testified before Congress in 1998 -- as a member of the high-profile hacker group the L0pht. He later went on to spearhead cybersecurity research at the Defense Advanced...