The WannaCry ransomware attack reveals the stakes, but more importantly the limits, of the VEP debate.
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This afternoon, President Trump signed a long-awaited executive order on cybersecurity, titled “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure.” This post will walk through the three substantive sections of the order.
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has a lot on his mind as he prepares to assume office. One topic we can be sure he’s thinking about: what to do about the dumping of various of his campaign documents and emails online just hours before the election.
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.
Cybercrime Roundup: Using Twitter as a Weapon, Copyright Trolling Porn, and Script Kiddies on the Rise
In this edition of the cybercrime roundup, a Twitter troll is prosecuted for purposefully inducing a seizure, a copyright troll and fake porn producer finally pleads guilty, and we learn that hacking is on the rise among young teenagers.
There is a new draft Cyber Executive Order making the rounds .... here's a draft.
In late March 2017, I was invited to submit for the record my views on “the Promises and Perils of Emerging Technologies for Cybersecurity" before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. What follows below is what I submitted for the hearing record held on March 22, slightly modified to include some references.
There's something going on inside the intelligence communities in at least two countries, and we have no idea what it is.
Video of a conference on Foreign Interference with Democratic Institutions hosted the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL), University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Today, the Shadow Brokers group released what may be their most damaging dump against the NSA to date and without question the most damaging post-Snowden release.