The Congressmen commended the US stance in opposition to a telecommunications treaty being negotiated at the World Conference on International Telecommunications in Dubai that would boost efforts to stifle Internet freedom around the world.
Weekly News Round-up
- NIST issues preliminary cybersecurity draft framework in FCW. The draft, released in advance of a fourth listening session at the beginning of September, is considered likely to be a good representation of the final framework.
- How Snowden did it at NBC. Edward Snowden leveraged insufficient account access controls and internal monitoring to collect the trove of documents he has been sharing.
- Times Site Is Disrupted in Attack by Hackers in The New York Times. The Times site was attacked via an Australian domain registrar by the Syrian Electronic Army.