Experts tell Congress that technology to provide for perfect attribution won't be possible anytime soon. Yet if it were, the solution could raise privacy and civil liberties concerns that many Americans would find untenable.
Secure records can be re-linked to reproduce the transactional history by an independent agency, a necessary component for a forensic framework for web services, a new National Institute of Standards and Technology report states.
The sophistication of security breaches of federal information systems and reports of improper access to these systems continues to grow at an alarming rate. Clearly, there is concern about and a desire to improve the security of these critical infrastructures. So where and how do we begin to effectively safeguard...