Paul Rosenzweig

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Paul Rosenzweig is the founder of Red Branch Consulting PLLC, a homeland security consulting company and a Senior Fellow at the R Street Institute. He is also 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 a Board Member of the Journal of National Security Law and Policy.

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Christmas in the Trenches 2019

As is my annual custom, this song is both thanks to all those who serve our country and a reminder of why they serve—to "secure the blessings of liberty." This year, with so much strife in the world, it seems worth remembering those who sacrifice for our nation.

My best wishes to all Lawfare readers for a warm and wonderful holiday season and a happy new year.

Cybersecurity

Preliminary Observations on the Utility of Measuring Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a bit like obscenity. It seems that we know it when we see it, but we have a great deal of difficulty describing it, categorizing it or counting it. Much as with obscenity, there are some obvious answers on which all can agree—having an “internet of things” system with a hard-coded password of “123456” is insecure by any measure—but there is a vast gray area in between the poles where tradeoffs, cost-benefit assessments, and issues of practicality and scalability lurk.