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Trump administration picks new leader for Vulnerabilities Equities Process board
Grant Schneider has been named chair of the Vulnerability Equities Process board.
White House unveils process behind disclosing software vulnerabilities
The White House released a charter Wednesday that will give more clarity and bring more transparency to how the government disseminates information on software flaws.
Study: Zero-days rediscovered much faster
The report comes as White House cybersecurity czar Rob Joyce says he is reviewing the Vulnerability Equities Process — the policy structure that decides whether zero-days found by U.S. agencies should be disclosed to the manufacturer.
Bill to reform NSA hacking policy has skeptics in White House
The Trump administration has concerns about a proposed reform of the policy process the U.S. government uses when deciding how to handle newly discovered software vulnerabilities known as zero days, said White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce.
Why reforming the Vulnerability Equities Process would be a disaster
Op-Ed: The leak of NSA exploits is not the worst that could happen — and trying to reform the policy process the U.S. government uses to decide which vulnerabilities to reveal and patch will not make things better.
Should the government stockpile zero-day software vulnerabilities?
Storm clouds are rising over the U.S. government's policy on software flaw disclosure after the massive WannaCry infection spread using a cyberweapon developed by the NSA, and even former agency leaders say it might be time to take a fresh look at the Vulnerability Equities Process.