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The Cyberlaw Podcast

The Cyberlaw Podcast: Trump’s Multiple Re-Entry China Policy Vehicles

Another week, another Trump administration initiative to hasten the decoupling from China. As with MIRV warheads, the theory seems to be that the next administration can’t shoot them all down. Brian Egan lays out this week’s initiative, which lifts from obscurity a DoD list of Chinese military companies and excludes them from U.S. capital markets.

Election Security

FBI & CISA Issue Another Warning About 2020 U.S. Election Disinformation 

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) today issued another public service announcement that warns of the potential threat posed by foreign actors and cybercriminals spreading disinformation to cast doubt on the legitimacy of U.S. elections.

Election security

FBI & CISA Warn Foreign Actors Will Likely Spread Disinformation About 2020 Election Results

Yesterday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) issued a public service announcement that warned of the potential threat posed by foreign actors and cybercriminals spreading disinformation about election results in the upcoming November 2020 U.S. presidential election. 

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity in One Voice: Leveraging CISA Programming to Improve FTC Cybersecurity Enforcement

The FTC’s cybersecurity enforcement program has faced increasing judicial scrutiny because of the inherent vagueness of the "reasonable" cybersecurity it seeks to require.  Meanwhile, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has struggled to achieve robust private sector engagement. Linking these agencies’ programs and enforcement practices will help each solve the other’s problem.

Cybersecurity

Progress in Cybersecurity: Toward a System of Measurement

How do we quantify safety and security? That fundamental question underlies almost all modern national security questions (and, naturally, most commercial questions about risk as well). The cost-benefit analysis inherent in measuring safety and security drives decisions on, to cite just a few examples, new car safety devices, airplane maintenance schedules and the deployment of border security systems. In a world where resources are not infinite, some assessment of risk and risk mitigation necessarily attends any decision—whether it is implicit in the consideration or explicit.

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