The NSA and the VEP

The precise details behind the US government's Vulnerabilities Equities Process remain classified, but that didn't stop Atlantic Council fellow and Columbia University researcher Jason Healey from addressing the subject during his speech at this year's Defcon hacker conference in Las Vegas. Healey told his audience what he had gathered through extensive research of the VEP, a covert procedure used by the US government to determine whether to disclose its discoveries of major manufacturers' so...