Study: law puts damper on Web security research

Tuesday, 12 June 2007, 3:46 PM EST

Web security research is being seriously hampered by laws that punish researchers for even attempting to locate flaws in Web software, much less disclosing those flaws, according to a new study.

The report is the first by the Computer Security Institute (CSI), a research and training organization under the aegis of CMP Technology. It draws on discussions by a broad working group, including security researchers and representatives of U.S. law enforcement agencies.

At Computerworld.

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