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Snapshot of upcoming botnet mitigation 'roadmap' affirms focus on tackling government systems first

September 05, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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Ensuring government leads by example is a priority for officials constructing a strategy document, or “roadmap,” for implementing action items to mitigate botnet attacks, according to a senior National Institute of Standards and Technology official, who said a very early draft of the roadmap is being circulated but won’t likely be finalized till the end of October.

“We were working through this sort of draft roadmap that we got,” Tim Polk -- who is newly retired from NIST’s National Cybersecurity...


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