Defense and deterrence won't prevent cyber-meddling in future elections. The United States should consider cooperation.
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The Center for Strategic and International Studies has a report on cybersecurity for the incoming Administration.
Adam Segal examines the international pressures exerted on and by Chinese encryption laws and regulations.
This week on the podcast, Jonathan Zittrain comes on the show as the gang discusses security disclosure mandates, European data protectionists, the FBI's search of Huma Abedin's emails, and more.
Rob Silvers, assistant secretary for cybersecurity policy at DHS, comes on the podcast to talk about DDOS attacks and the Internet of Things. The gang discusses the FBI's collection of phone security fingerprints, an unusual U.K. tribunal ruling, new cybersecurity regulations on the financial industry, and Julian Assange.
State-Sponsored Doxing and Manipulation of the U.S. Election: How Should the U.S. Government Respond?
As Thomas Rid explains in this terrific piece in Esquire, the Russian government has developed a remarkable capacity for blending the fruits of espionage with information operations designed to manipulate public opinion abroad. It has deployed this capacity in the past in various contexts without generating much discussion in U.S. circles, but recent activities apparently designed to impact the U.S.
In Episode 134, John Carlin comes on the podcast to discuss the end of his tenure as assistant attorney general for national security.
Episode 133 brings on The Grugq for a rant-filled episode on NSA, Shadow Brokers, and Russian hacking.
If international discussions to address encryption occur, what will they look like, in what forums might they take place, and on what aspects of encryption will they focus? This Aegis Series paper looks at encryption through five different international lenses: human rights, law enforcement, intelligence, economics, and export controls. It evaluates the current views of US and foreign actors in each framework, describes international discussions (if any) that have transpired, and identifies factors that may drive outcomes.