Dem lawmaker wants White House to regularly notify Congress on cyber vulnerabilities

March 9, 2018

Via: The Hill

Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) is pressing the Trump administration to report regularly to Congress on the secretive process by which the federal government decides whether to share unknown cyber vulnerabilities with the private sector.

The Trump administration has sought to bring more transparency to what is called the Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP) under pressure from lawmakers, public advocacy groups and others in the private sector. The process of disclosing what are commonly known as “zero days” to tech companies has attracted increased scrutiny in the wake of high-profile malware outbreaks that leveraged hacking tools allegedly developed by the NSA.

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