The New York Times’s report that the U.S. has deployed code inside Russia’s grid casts doubt on the premise that a demonstration of an offensive cyber capability will destroy its future value as an operational asset.
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Companies holding sensitive personal information on individuals have little incentive to improve their cybersecurity postures. Congress needs to act.
U.S. Cyber Command and the Russian Grid: Proportional Countermeasures, Statutory Authorities and Presidential Notification
A blockbuster article by David Sanger and Nicole Perlroth in the New York Times reports U.S. Cyber Command operations to hold at-risk at least some aspects of the electric power grid in Russia. The story raises a host of legal and policy questions.
Should the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act be modified so that hacking victims can respond in self-defense outside their own networks? That’s the aim of the new ACDC Act bill, introduced June 13. Here’s what you need to know.
Audio from the Hewlett Foundation’s 2019 conference on cyber issues in national security, tech and academia.
A slow-motion fiasco over whether a right-wing commentator violated YouTube’s harassment and hate speech policies illustrates how different platforms struggle to resolve disputes about what they allow on their services.
The French report is a cautious survey of how to manage government regulation of speech in the new platform era, while the Christchurch Call is a high-level pledge to prevent the abuse of an open internet.
The discussion over Huawei must examine not simply whether China would use this technology maliciously, but the specific threats that Huawei equipment could pose and the extent to which these threats can be mitigated.
It’s worth inserting some technical realities into the debate over whether the United States and its allies should or shouldn’t allow acquisition of Huawei 5G technology for use in communications infrastructure.
According to a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, Secret Service agents at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida arrested a woman who allegedly attempted to enter the resort carrying two Chinese passports along with four cell phones, a laptop, an external hard drive and a thumb drive containing malware. The woman, identified as Yujing Zhang, was charged with making false statements and trespassing.