The Center for Democracy and Technology criticized the Department of Homeland Security’s cyber-threat sharing model, The Hill reports. “The guidance fails to address many of the foundational issues in the law itself, and we remain concerned that [the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act] will result in the sharing of sensitive personal information [that] could then be used for purposes that go far beyond ‘cybersecurity,’” the CDT said in a report. The CDT was highly critical of the four DHS guidelines for private organizations to share cyber-threat indicators with the government and amongst themselves. “None of the guidelines address one baseline issue — the overly permissive ‘use’ provision that allows cybersecurity information to be shared and then used for non-cybersecurity purposes,” the CDT said.
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