In the news roundup, David Kris digs into rumors that Chinese malware attacks may have caused a blackout in India at a time when military conflict was flaring on the two nation’s Himalayan border.
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On Feb. 17, the Department of Justice released a newly unsealed indictment that charges three North Korean cyber operatives in connection with an alleged scheme to steal currency and commit cyberattacks on banks and businesses around the world.
We recently contributed to an essay in the 2020 "Strategic Survey" that discusses key international legal gaps in areas relating to international security and suggests how states can work to address them.
Congress may soon consider whether or not to create a Bureau of Cyber Statistics. They should do so in a manner that gives the new bureau sufficient authority and capability to create a new, effective federal statistical agency. The implementing legislation will need to resolve several practical questions, which we review here.
It’s a story that has everything, except a reporter able to tell it. A hostile state attacking the U.S.
Cybersecurity meets the insurrection.
On Jan. 5, 2021, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released a joint statement, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the National Security Agency on the ongoing efforts of the recently created task force known as the Cyber Unified Coordination Group.
The timeline of the breach is still unfolding, but it is not too early to offer a number of high-level observations and predictions.
The infiltration by Russia emphasizes the importance of implementing the layered deterrence strategy recommended by the U.S. Cyber Solarium Commission.
On Dec. 16, 2020, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a joint statement, along with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, annoucing the formation of a Cyber Unified Coordination Group to lead a whole-of-government response to the cyber incident affecting SolarWinds Orion products.