The television show “The Americans” imagined KGB agents deployed to the U.S. undercover as regular suburbanites. If the show’s Russian operatives were in the U.S. today, what might they do in the run-up to November?
Steven Weber is Associate Dean and Professor, UC Berkeley School of Information and Department of Political Science. He also directs the Center For Long Term Cybersecurity at Berkeley and is co-director of Bridging the Gap. His most recent book, Bloc by Bloc: How to Organize A Global Enterprise for the New Regional Order (2019), explains how economic geography is evolving around machine learning and the consequences for multinational organizations in the post-financial and COVID-19 crises world.
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Last month, a ransomware attack—one of the most far-reaching cyberattacks in history—affected thousands of hospitals, corporations, and other institutions in more than 150 countries. As expected, an attack of this magnitude galvanized calls for action to prevent this kind of event in the future.