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Security firms see benefits, unanswered questions in government's botnet 'roadmap'

December 05, 2018 |
Charlie Mitchell
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Outside reviews by security pros of the DHS-Commerce “roadmap” for implementing anti-botnet recommendations, released last week, have been positive if somewhat guarded.

“This policy formulation is in the same state as many other pieces of cybersecurity policies and proposals -- it enumerates many good ideas but will not be effective without strong regulation with incentives. While awareness is important, regulation is necessary for success,” said Andrew Howard, global chief technology officer of Kudelski Security.

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