The Supreme Court handed down its first major decision construing the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act last week. The decision is a major victory for those of us who favor a narrow reading of the CFAA. It doesn't answer everything. But it answers a lot.
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The creation of the Cyber Safety Review Board is a good first step, but additional action can magnify the value the board offers.
The European Commission has unveiled its Artificial Intelligence Act. What's in it?
Paul Rosenzweig kicks off the news roundup by laying out the New York Times’s brutal overview of the many compromises Tim Cook’s Apple has made with an increasingly oppressive Chinese government. There is no way to square Apple’s aggressive opposition to U.S. national security measures with its quiet surrender to much more demanding Chinese measures.
The Justice Department needs a “troop surge” of cyber prosecutors and agents to conduct long-term, proactive investigations into ransomware gangs and the organizations that enable them.
Until employees are appropriately safeguarded, true information security is likely to remain just beyond reach.
https://www.crowdcast.io/e/bidens-executive-orderThe Biden administration has released its much-anticipated executive order aiming to improve federal cybersecurity standards and other aspects of cybersecurity. Here’s what you need to know.
President Biden signed an executive order on May 12, 2021, intended to address the country’s cybersecurity issues following the SolarWinds hack. The executive order, divided into 10 sections, includes components that set cybersecurity standards for federal contractors, remove barriers to the sharing of information, modernize federal government cybersecurity and attempt to improve “the integrity of the software supply chain,” among other priorities.
Cyberspace Is Neither Just an Intelligence Contest, nor a Domain of Military Conflict; SolarWinds Shows Us Why It’s Both
Future conversation needs to move beyond the military versus intelligence contest binary construct to more meaningfully explore how states may seek to use cyberspace for multiple objectives, either in sequence or in parallel.