Keeping cyber weapons regulation-free
Companies that specialise in penetration testing, or pentesting, are concerned about planned changes to the US law governing the export of "offensive software".
The National Security Agency (NSA) is the US intelligence agency responsible for interceptions, collecting massive quantities of data and monitoring communications globally. The NSA has one of the biggest budgets of all the US intelligence agencies.
Robert Cardillo, the director of the National Geospatial-intelligence Agency (NGA), is looking to revolutionise the agency's relationship with the burgeoning GEOINT private sector. The agency recently published its new strategy with regard to new companies in the sector (see here).