(Barry Bahler/DHS)

DHS Asks for Feedback on Vulnerability Disclosure Program

The Homeland Security Department is seeking feedback on an enterprisewide vulnerability disclosure program that will make it easier for the public to report weaknesses in the agency’s IT infrastructure.

The program would allow the cybersecurity community to scour select Homeland Security systems for vulnerabilities and alert department officials to their findings without fear of punishment. The effort would bring the department up to speed with the Pentagon and General Services Administration’s tech office, which have both already established vulnerability disclosure policies.

Read more at NextGov

The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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