Tag Archives: National Security

Zero Days, Thousands of Nights: The Life and Times of Zero-Day Vulnerabilities and Their Exploits

RAND obtained a dataset of information about zero-day software exploits through a research connection. It is a rich dataset, as some of these exploits have been found by others and some have not. The dataset spans 14 years (2002–2016) and contains information about more than 200 zero-day exploits and the vulnerabilities that they take advantage …

DON’T PANIC. Making progress on the “Going Dark” Debate

With support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Berkman Center for Internet Society at Harvard University a diverse group of security and policy experts from academia, civil society, and the U.S. intelligence community convened to discuss some of the difficult problems of surveillance and cybersecurity. This occurred at the time of public about …