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Closing the Global Cyber Enforcement Gap

Last month, more than 50 countries and over 200 major corporations and organizations came together to agree that the international nature of cyber threats needs a cooperative global response and a common set of principles as a basis for security. This conclusion seems obvious—millions of people have been affected by malicious activity perpetrated through the internet—and yet consensus has proved difficult to obtain until now.


Microsoft Proposes an Independent Body for Making Attribution Judgments

Yesterday, Scott Charney, Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President for Trustworthy Computing announced a new white paper about cybersecurity norms for nation-states and the global information and communications technology industry, “From Articulation to Implementation: Enabling Progress on Cybersecurity Norms.”

I haven’t yet had a chance to digest it thoroughly, but so far it looks the best corporate statement on this problem to date.

The Lawfare Podcast

The Lawfare Podcast: John Carlin on National Security and the Cyber Threat Landscape

Earlier this week, Lawfare’s Benjamin Wittes interviewed John Carlin at the Atlantic Council on National Security and the Cyber Threat Landscape. Carlin, the Assistant Attorney General for National Security, walks Ben and a live audience through recent changes in his division of the Justice Department, the U.S.

The Cyberlaw Podcast

Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast, Episode #85: An Interview with General Michael Hayden

Want to see cyber attribution and deterrence in action? In August, a hacker pulled the names of US military personnel and others out of a corporate network and passed them to ISIL. British jihadist Junaid Hussain exulted when ISIL released the names. “They have us on their ‘hit list,’ and we have them on ours too…,” he tweeted. On the whole, I’d rather be on theirs.

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