WhatsApp has filed a suit against Isreali technology company NSO Group after NSO spyware targeted WhatsApp users. What are WhatsApp’s specific grievances and what does the suit reveal about tech companies’ new posture toward spyware makers?
DayZero: Cybersecurity Law and Policy
DayZero dives deep in cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and the crime, espionage, and warfare taking place on networked computers. We look at legislation, practice, and litigation over how to keep our networks and critical infrastructure secure; new and emerging threats and how the policy process responds to them; the relationship between cybersecurity other security goods; and cybersecurity in American relations with foreign adversaries and allies.
India should have a significant role to play in the global debate on cyber policy. Where exactly does it stand on the issues and how can it ensure it has a seat at the global table?
The Department of Justice has charged two former Twitter employees, one a U.S. citizen and one a Saudi citizen, after the two men allegedly accessed Twitter user's personal information on behalf of Saudi Arabia. The complaint can be found here and below.
What are the key takeaways from the emerging battle between Facebook and NSO group?
A recent lawsuit by WhatsApp against a spyware company may signal the beginning of the end for lawful hacking as a solution to the problem of law enforcement access to encrypted data.
We open the episode with David Kris’s thoughts on the two-years-late CFIUS investigation of TikTok, its Chinese owner, ByteDance, and ByteDance’s US acquisition of the lip-syncing company Musical.ly.
The Atlantic Council’s famous “Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge” competition is coming to Austin in January, in partnership with the Strauss Center at the University of Texas. Form your team and apply now!
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