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No clear answers on monoculture issues

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The Computer and Communications Industry Association (CCIA) recently released a report that questioned monoculture's effect on cybersecurity. The report's central idea is that if everyone is running the same hardware and software (a monoculture), a single attack could compromise every machine on the Internet. We obviously need to avoid such a situation, but implying that monoculture is the main cause and destroying monoculture the cure is naive.

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Security & Privacy, IEEE  (Volume:1 ,  Issue: 6 )