The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) has indicated that your organization has been requested by the National Security Council (NSC) to comment on the upcoming National Cybersecurity Strategy. The NSC has asked for specific recommendations as it relates to the next cybersecurity strategy, private / public partnerships, and comments on how specific technologies should be incorporated into the assessment.
The CTO has asked you to lead a group of experts to provide the organizational input. The specific questions you must respond to are provided below.
The National Security Strategy (NSS) is looking to address particular technologies that have the opportunity to revolutionize cybersecurity. They believe blockchain technology is a revolutionary technology that has the ability to significantly improve cybersecurity. What would be your recommendation for how the NSS should incorporate this technology to the public. Propose exactly what you believe should be written in the NSS. Specifically, explain the blockchain technology in layman terms to non-technical people that may be reading the NSS, give examples of how it could be used to provide revolutionary cybersecurity, include examples of how it is being used to provide cybersecurity solutions, and discuss what, if any policies or laws should be established to mandate its use in specific industries.
- Use additional sources of information but also describe the concept in layman terms.
- Use visuals where appropriate.
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