Measuring the Web of Cyber Information Sharing- via The Cipher Brief
Like the parable of the six blind men trying to learn what an elephant is by only touching one piece of the creature, regulators are assessing the nation’s cybersecurity efforts by looking at initiatives individually rather than holistically. As with the elephant, selecting one piece of the broader cyber information sharing system and assessing it will never reveal the complete, and vastly more interesting, picture. Piecemeal attempts to isolate, assess and address information sharing efforts could have unintended repercussions on the web of trusted communication of threats at work today. Instead, regulators should step back and take a comprehensive approach factoring in the nuances that have evolved to facilitate information sharing between the public and private sectors...
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