Cybercriminals are filling the research gap

A disconnect between the primary research sectors and a lack of appropriate funding in each is leading to decreased technological progress, exposing a huge gap in security that is happily being exploited by cybercriminals That was the consensus from a panel at Wednesday's RSA Conference representing the private, academic and government sectors, discussing the challenges associated with research. Panelists included William Cheswick, technical staff member at AT&T Labs; Deborah Frincke, chief scientist, cybersecurity, Pacific Northwest Laboratory; Chenxi Wang, principal analyst, Forrester Research; Timothy Brown, SVP and distinguished engineer, CA Security Management; and Carrie Gates, research staff member, CA Labs.

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Article by: Sean Martin, CISSP