The White House has released a statement announcing the elevation of CYBERCOM to a unified combatant command.
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What are the subjects, if any, on which cyber cooperation is not a bad idea?
The Kaspersky Labs have long been suspected of connections to Russian intelligence. As Bloomberg reports, evidence of that connection seems to be increasing.
The Obama-Xi cybersecurity agreement shows that the private sector can both demonstrate and encourage state compliance with such agreements.
Last month, a ransomware attack—one of the most far-reaching cyberattacks in history—affected thousands of hospitals, corporations, and other institutions in more than 150 countries. At least some solutions can be found in the executive order signed by President Trump the day before the attack began.
The chairman and ranking minority member (RMM) of the House Armed Services Committee and the chairman and RMM of the its emerging threats and capabilities subcommittee are proposing legislation that would require the Defense Department to notify congressional defense committees within 48 hours of the conduct of “any sensitive military cyber operation." It's about time.
I am a bit of an outlier in the cybersecurity community since I think that there are circumstances in which private actors ought to be allowed to more aggressively respond to intrusions on their systems (though I don't go "full postal" on the issue). For those who are interested in the subject I just published a piece at Heritage co-authored with my colleagues Steve Bucci and David Inserra, entitled "Next Steps for U.S.
Bobby Chesney raised a number of issues regarding the Active Defense Certainty Act, and I’m just getting into it now. I think Bobby’s comments are spot on, but I want to amplify some of his concerns.
Thoughts on the international law dimensions of the Defense Science Board’s Task Force Report on Cyber Deterrence and Joseph Nye’s article on Deterrence and Dissuasion in Cyberspace.
Defense and deterrence won't prevent cyber-meddling in future elections. The United States should consider cooperation.