Hundreds of celebrity nude photo leaks. Thousands of identity and credit card thefts. Millions of spam. But it took two men to awaken the nation’s conscience and demand that something be done about cyber security.
Naturally, President Obama decided to send in the two most qualified individuals he knows to “infiltrate the users” and “find the hackers.”
Our campaign for 23 Jump Street aside, the White House has dedicated much of this week to pushing a framework for cyber security legislation that administration officials say could shore up the nation’s cyber defenses and help prevent breaches like the PR nightmare that was the Sony hack.
Fusion’s Alicia Menendez sat down with Policy Council at New America’s Open Technology Institute, Robyn Greene and Fusion’s Silicon Valley Bureau Chief Alexis Madrigal to discuss what the proposed legislation means for the future of our privacy and if it’s really helping keep our nation more secure.