To solve the issues and hazards of anonymoity on the Internet, President Obama should appoint a cybersecurity czar dedicated to identification, said Robert Lentz, deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber, identity, and information assurance in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense as well as the chief information assurance officer for the agency. Lentz made the comments at the Black Hat USA conference in Las Vegas, according to a DarkReading.com report.
“In my opinion, there needs to be a cyberczar just for identity. Without that, we’re going to be done,” said Lentz, who said reducing anonymity is key to ensuring security and resiliency online.
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