Privacy has become a constantly diminishing asset in an age of “always-on” connected devices. As internet connected devices have become ubiquitous, the public has reached a degree of comfort with the passive and anonymized collection of personal data. That data, however, is now becoming a lot more personal.
In December 2016, the Department of Homeland Security released the updated National Cyber Incident Response Plan (NCIRP). The NCIRP is a comprehensive strategic framework covering the roles and responsibilities of every Federal agency involved in responding to any major cyber incident.
Reality has changed. The physical world in which we live is rapidly merging with the fourth dimension of cyberspace. The geopolitical battleground is no longer just the South China Sea, the oil fields of Arabia, or even the corner of Main and Broad. It’s cyberspace.