US pursues cybersecurity solution with new program based on esports – The Washington Post

US pursues cybersecurity solution with new program based on esports – The Washington Post

Earlier this month, a comprehensive hack of livestreaming platform Twitch marked the latest high-profile cybersecurity incident in a year already filled with them. (Twitch is owned by Amazon, whose founder, Jeff Bezos, owns The Washington Post.) In May, hackers held hostage the Colonial oil pipeline with a ransomware attack, one of a number of interruptions to critical infrastructure, utilities and services from cyberattacks.