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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.
In 2015, a Brookings paper identified 78 perpetrators of sextortion. I found many more—both alleged perpetrators and victims’ accounts.
The Cyberlaw Podcast: Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery: Russia and China Revamp Their Military Technologies
In our interview, Elsa Kania and Sam Bendett explain what China and Russia have learned from the American way of warfighting—and from Russia’s success in Syria. The short answer: everything. But instead of leaving us smug, I argue it ought to leave us worried about surprise. Elsa and Sam both try to predict where the surprises might come from. Yogi Berra makes an appearance.
The United States cannot fall behind China in 5G implementation. But that implementation will bring with it substantial national security, cybersecurity and privacy risks.
The Federal Trade Commission has sued Qualcomm over anti-competitive pricing practices that hamper tech and cybersecurity development.
The Cyberlaw Podcast is a weekly interview series and discussion on the latest events in technology, security, privacy, and government.
A lawsuit in Illinois state court may help clarify how government attribution of cyberattacks affects private cyber insurance markets.
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