Techdirt Podcast Episode 10: Is Cybersecurity A Real Issue Or Government Boondoggle?
from the and-why-is-it-focused-on-information-sharing? dept
Cybersecurity has become a big buzzword in Washington, and there have been plenty of calls for legislation, usually focused on “information sharing” setups that allow companies and the government to compare notes on threats without fear of any legal liability. But the actual issues of cybersecurity are never clearly defined, nor is the need for various legislative changes fully explained. Is the problem really as big as it’s made out to be? Or is the whole thing just a bureaucratic turf war?