The Biden administration should catalogue cybersecurity resources; improve federal coordination and response to domestic cyber incidents; and establish the lines of responsibility for the provision of intelligence support to the private sector.
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How should the Biden administration address a wave of ransomware and malicious cyber activity?
A new report shows the widespread use by law enforcement of tools that circumvent encryption barriers.
The arguments about the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act focused on the statute’s text and purpose—and some interesting hypotheticals.
Our interview in this episode is with Michael Daniel, formerly the top cybersecurity adviser in the Obama administration’s National Security Council and currently the CEO of the Cyber Threat Alliance (CTA). Michael lays out CTA’s mission. Along the way he also offers advice to the Biden cyber team—drawing in part on the wisdom of Henry Kissinger.
A recent policy directive detailing the United States’s cybersecurity principles for “space systems” raises important questions concerning U.S. legal obligations in space under international law.
This is my favorite story of the episode. David Kris covers a report from the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board on the enormous value that European governments get in fighting terrorism from the same American surveillance programs that European institutions have been fighting for twenty years to shut down. It’s a delightful takedown of European virtue-signaling, and I hope the Biden Administration gives the PCLOB a new name and mission in honor of the report.
The Chinese government’s efforts to disincentivize encryption—to allow for censorship and surveillance—have created a vulnerable online environment.
The Justice Department charged six Russian military officers for computer hacking in connection to a series of global hacking efforts that sought to support Russian government.
For the first time, it appears, U.S. Cyber Command has conducted a disruption operation against a non-state actor outside the context of war. Here’s what you need to know.