Sometimes we are reminded that the "noise" of policy drowns out important practical news. Today is one of those days. While we sit around worrying about Harvey Weinstein and Trump's latest tweet, it turns out that the encryption protocol at the core over almost all WiFi is vulnerable to attack.
Paul Rosenzweig is the founder of Red Branch Consulting PLLC, a homeland security consulting company and a Senior Advisor to The Chertoff Group. Mr. Rosenzweig formerly served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy in the Department of Homeland Security. He is a Professorial Lecturer in Law at George Washington University and an Adjunct Lecturer at Northwestern University.
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A supplier of cyber defense systems to the U.S. military has allowed the Russian government to review the source code for the defense system. That seems a bit unwise...
Transparency is not an intrinsic good–it is a principle in the service of the greater objective of checking malfeasance, misfeasance, and nonfeasance by government officials.
Our electoral infrastructure consists of two distinct pieces (or so it seems to me): a broader public context in which elections occur and a narrower system of election management. To date, almost everything we know about Russian electoral interference has dealt with the larger broader context—fake news, Russian troll factories, the hack of the DNC and other efforts to spread disinformation. As
Many Americans were shocked by President Trump's response to events in Charlottesville. It has led me to question whether the soul of convervatism has been sold for temporary political expediency. I am deeply grieved to say that it seems so.
What if the Russian FSB were responsible for defining the ISO standards for blockchain technology?
Ukrainian Malware Expert as Link to Russian Electoral Interference. This front page article from the New York Times continues the slow public exposure of evidence linking Russia to electoral interference. A must read for anyone concerned with electoral security.