Some might consider my career schizophrenic, but now it looks like it was all planned. It feels like a natural career progression for me, having worked for start-ups, invested in start-ups, worked in government and having a personal interest in national security.
What we don't want to do is tell the bad guys this vulnerability is out there, and not have a work-around available to keep them from exploiting it.
I would be surprised and let down if ISC does not participate in some of the existing forums, ... It is imperative that any critical infrastructure information . . . gets to the people who need to know it. I'm not convinced that doing it in a fee-for-service approach is the best way to do that.
There are a couple of worms on the horizon that will probably be the next breaking story, ... In literally a matter of hours, a very large number of zombie hosts can be created for planned distributed denial-of-service attacks, multiple hopping points to cover your tracks and other activities.
We're at this historic point where the intelligence community is going through a transformation, and technology can represent the greatest threat or the greatest opportunity.
We are moving to a more proactive stance, ... providing periodic pieces of information to better secure systems and address known vulnerabilities before they fall victim to various types of cyber attack.