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Cyber & Technology

Rethinking Corporate Active Cyber Defense

The recent WannaCry and NotPetya global cyber incidents have fueled the debate already raging over the role of and limits on corporate self-defense in cyberspace. The emerging international practice of “active cyber defense” (ACD) moves this debate beyond the merely theoretical realm. Private sector active defense potentially shifts the balance in favor of defenders and would improve companies’ ability to complicate and disrupt attacks and mitigate damages.

Podcasts

The National Security Law Podcast: Episode 7

We are happy to report that Episode 7 of the National Security Law Podcast ("The Less Prep the Better") has just gone live.  In about 42 minutes, we discuss:

- the Trump allegation about being wiretapped

- the Trump allegation about GTMO recidivism (and the Spicer follow-up about just when judges got involved in ordering GTMO releases)

Cybersecurity

Going Dark, Hacking Back, Botnet Takedowns, and More: The Strauss Center's Feb. 4-6 Cybersecurity Conference

I'm very excited to announce that the Strauss Center at UT-Austin is launching a new education-and-research program we are calling "Integrated Cybersecurity Studies," and that we are marking the occasion with a rather-special event here in Austin on February 5th and 6th.  I hope some readers can join us!  

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