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What the security industry can learn from the World Health Organization

The discovery of computer bugs can be marketing boons for cybersecurity firms. But one critic says the industry should take a page from the health profession and select names for flaws that aren't designed to stoke fear or generate buzz.

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As soon as the cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike announced its discovery last week of a computer vulnerability it dubbed "Venom," the ominous headlines began.