Cybersecurity Act of 2015 is Ineffective, Warns DB Networks

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — While many are decrying the newly signed Cybersecurity Act of 2015 for its privacy issues, DB Networks® is taking the Act to task for an equally troublesome reason: It is based on erroneous assumptions, rendering it nearly completely useless at improving cybersecurity.”Cybersecurity through information sharing is like driving a car by looking in the rearview mirror,” explained Brett Helm, chairman and CEO of DB Networks, the database cybersecurity provider of choice for the world’s largest financial institutions, manufacturers, healthcare providers and governments. “It presupposes that there will always be a first attack – a zero-day attack where some organization is attacked and then everyone else can see, for the first time, this new attack vector. Further, it assumes from knowledge of the attack…


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