Our interview this week is with Amb. Nathan Sales, the State Department’s counterterrorism coordinator. We cover a Trump administration diplomatic achievement in the field of technology and terrorism that has been surprisingly under covered (or maybe it’s not surprising at all, depending on how cynical you are about press coverage of the Trump administration).
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.
The Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Cybersecurity is holding a hearing Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. on "The Cyber Posture of the Services."
Who cares about cybersecurity? Apparently not many average citizens. Acccording to our survery fewer than 10 percent use anonymous browsers and less than 20 percent enrcrypt their devices. That reality has policy implications.
A recent death in Kansas has drawn attention to the practice of "swatting," in which pranksters place fake emergency calls to bring law enforcement to an unsuspecting victim's house.
Last week, I wrote about a proposed hostile takeover of Qualcomm by Broadcom -- a move that might have national security implications for the development of 5G technology in America. The takeover was to have come at a meeting scheduled for tomorrow, March 6.
Perspectives on cyber operations outside of the context of armed conflict and the applicability of international law.
Broadcom, a foreign company, is attempting a hostile takeover of Qualcomm, a leading American developer of the 5G network. That's a national security concern and CFIUS should be examining the battle.
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