A new proposal improving the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s ability to identify and issue notifications regarding vulnerabilities connected to the public Internet would help the agency improve American critical infrastructure cybersecurity.
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The FTC’s cybersecurity enforcement program has faced increasing judicial scrutiny because of the inherent vagueness of the "reasonable" cybersecurity it seeks to require. Meanwhile, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has struggled to achieve robust private sector engagement. Linking these agencies’ programs and enforcement practices will help each solve the other’s problem.
The Foreign Agent Registration Act is having a moment – in fact its best year since 1939, as the Justice Department charges three people with spying on Twitter users for Saudi Arabia. Since they were clearly acting like spies but not stealing government secrets or company intellectual property, FARA seems to be the only law that they could be charged with violating.
WhatsApp has filed a suit against Isreali technology company NSO Group after NSO spyware targeted WhatsApp users. What are WhatsApp’s specific grievances and what does the suit reveal about tech companies’ new posture toward spyware makers?
The Department of Justice has charged two former Twitter employees, one a U.S. citizen and one a Saudi citizen, after the two men allegedly accessed Twitter user's personal information on behalf of Saudi Arabia. The complaint can be found here and below.
What are the key takeaways from the emerging battle between Facebook and NSO group?
A recent lawsuit by WhatsApp against a spyware company may signal the beginning of the end for lawful hacking as a solution to the problem of law enforcement access to encrypted data.
The Atlantic Council’s famous “Cyber 9/12 Strategy Challenge” competition is coming to Austin in January, in partnership with the Strauss Center at the University of Texas. Form your team and apply now!