As a short follow up to Ben’s post about the editorial judgment of the Washington Post, I am reminded of what the New York Times Public Editor, Byron Calame said about the SWIFT disclosures, in an opinion piece entitled … Read more »
One of the most significant questions in cyberspace is the long term governance of the domain. For years the United States has had an influential role in that governance (mostly, in my view, to the benefit of the domain). Inevitably, … Read more »
TOR (a/k/a The Onion Router) is an anonymous, encrypted web browser bundle that, in theory, is intended to allow for untraceable activity in cyberspace. Like most tools, it is neutral in value, and thus capable of use for good (it … Read more »
This fascinating article summarizes the argument made in a newly published book, Merger of the Century: Why Canada and America Should Become One Country.
Both make the case for a merger between the United States and Canada. It turns … Read more »
I write often about the power of cyberspace and the threats that arise from it — most recently in discussing how the Syrian Electronic Army is an important contingency to plan for during military operations in Syria. It is … Read more »
It isn’t strictly a national security law topic, but I thought I would share my experience in renewing my passport this past week. I returned home from Abu Dhabi on September 21, with a passport that was due to expire … Read more »
We know about how difficult it has been to fill the top job at DHS. It seems that the same is true of some of the career posts—especially the ones that deal with cybersecurity. According to a recent … Read more »
In the category of “neat things you stumble upon” I recently came across this web page — the ORIGINAL, first web page ever made publicly available on the World Wide Web.
For those who don’t know the story, it’s … Read more »
I’ve been quiet of late — mostly because our Lawfare readership is so self-evidently (and, I might add, appropriately) engaged in questions of greater immediacy relating to the coming debate over Syrian intervention. I would be remiss, however, if I … Read more »
The National Institute of Standards and Technology has released a discussion draft of the proposed cybersecurity framework called for by President Obama’s Executive Order. Here is a draft: NIST Discussion Draft of Preliminary Cybersecurity Framework.
Once I’ve had a chance … Read more »
No, I’m not talking about the Syrian Electronic Army’s likely take down of the New York Times website yesterday – though that is probably what you were thinking and also probably the only one you’ve read about. That reflects, I … Read more »