US Gov Outlines Steps to Fight Botnets, Automated Threats

The US Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security have published a report focused on the challenges and steps toward fighting botnets and other automated, distributed threats, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced last week.

Their report is a response to Executive Order 13800, Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure. The EO directed the Secretaries of Commerce and Homeland Security to “lead an open and transparent process to identify and promote action by the appropriate stakeholders” in order to reduce automated and distributed cyberattacks.

Read more about the report by the US Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security that identifies the challenges of, and potential actions against, automated cyberattacks on DarkReading.

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