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Federal Judge Sanctions Trump Lawyers for ‘Frivolous’ Lawsuit Against Hillary Clinton and Others

On Nov. 10, United States District Judge Donald M. Middlebrooks ordered sanctions against former President Trump’s lawyers for their mishandling of Trump’s lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, former FBI Director James Comey, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), and others.


Russia May Be Done with the U.S. Election, But We Aren’t Done With Them

This morning, counterterrorism and homeland security adviser Lisa Monaco announced that President Obama has ordered a “full review” of “hacking-related activity aimed at disrupting” the 2016 presidential election.

And the President is not alone in calling for continued scrutiny of Russian interference in the election; his announcement follows bipartisan calls from Congress for investigations into the matter.


A Few Easy Steps to Campaign COMSEC

As experts debate the policy implications of the DNC hack and need for attribution, there appears to be consensus that campaigns need better cybersecurity. The unanswered question is how exactly to ensure secure internal campaign communications in a hostile world. One assumption seems to be that campaigns will need to invest significant resources in acquiring expertise and tools and may even need to rely on the capabilities of the federal government to improve security. But that’s not the case.

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