American policymakers have sought to persuade allies to ban the Chinese telecommunications company Huawei from developing 5G communications networks. But few nations have been convinced.
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.
After Iran shot down a U.S. Navy Global Hawk, the Trump administration considered airstrikes but apparently settled for a cyber response instead. Here’s a primer on the legal issues involved.
The overemphasis on trespass in the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act disincentivizes the wrong types of activities in cyberspace, while also permitting activities that should be criminalized.
Libra will enable cybercriminals if it succeeds. Regulators should stop it “left of launch.”
The New York Times’s report that the U.S. has deployed code inside Russia’s grid casts doubt on the premise that a demonstration of an offensive cyber capability will destroy its future value as an operational asset.
Companies holding sensitive personal information on individuals have little incentive to improve their cybersecurity postures. Congress needs to act.
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