REGISTER | LOGIN
Breaking News
Blog

Security Expert’s IP Raises Issues

Who owns ex-NSA director's patents?
NO RATINGS
View Comments: Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
JamesRyanKenny
User Rank
Author
Not to mention classified sources....
JamesRyanKenny   8/20/2014 11:13:17 PM
NO RATINGS
The one thing you didn't touch upon, in addition to these intellectual property questions, is classified information.

It is a truism to invoke classified information as a factor in anything involving the NSA. However, his 'unfair merket advantage' through access to classified information is a valid addition to your argument because the discussed techniques are specifically about behavioral modelling of threats whose very identities can be classified, as well as the intelligence methods used to observe and learn about these methods.

I doubt anyone is going to challenge a former NSA Director on the improper release or proliferation of nationally sensitive data. The release of such information by 'fiat' can even be beneficial if it really and truly does protect our financial institutions. However, I would be concerned about a noticeable trend to allow high level officials to monetize their access to information.

More Blogs
Apple has identified who its toughest foe is and is taking action.
A few technologies are reaching a level of maturity that will likely change the way we work, the way we innovate, the way we make, and the way we run the factories and supply chains that we operate.
Every function and activity in manufacturing has data behind it that should be leveraged to improve processes across the organization that will help it achieve smart factory status.
Do we need a group to certify that IoT products support some baseline security and privacy standards? If so, what are the standards and who is the group?
What makes Taiwan’s foray into cars interesting is if and when Foxconn gets involved. We spotted several key technologies at AutoTronics show last week.
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed