Feds Seek Advice To Battle Botnets

September 23, 2011
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Two federal agencies are seeking ideas for creating a code of conduct that private-sector Internet service providers (ISPs) can adopt to protect their customers against botnet attacks.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and two Department of Commerce organizations–the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration–are asking the public to weigh in on requirements and approaches to creating a “voluntary industry code of conduct to address the detection, notification, and mitigation of botnets “via a request for proposal on the Federal Register.

via InformationWeek Government, continued here.