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Weekend Roundup: Where the UN Can Succeed Instead of Fail

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.13.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

The Paris climate accord, signed by 175 countries in April, was a high point of success for the United Nations. The U.N. has also managed to focus governments around the world on sustainable development goals. Yet, on the security side of the equation, for which the U.N. was principally founded, the record is largely one of failure. (continued)

Weekend Roundup: From Beijing to Moscow, a Digital Curtain Descends

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.06.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

In March 1946, Winston Churchill famously declared that an "iron curtain" had descended across the European continent, casting a decades-long chill between East and West known as the Cold War. A new chill is in the air once again as China and Russia seek to draw a new "digital curtain" across the world in a joint effort to thwart the Western web from penetrating their cultural space.(continued)

Republican Debaters Decimate Our Democracy!

David Kanegis | Posted 03.07.2016 | Fifty
David Kanegis

The March 3rd Republican Debate was a debacle. The two hours I spent watching it are lost to me forever -- but maybe there's an upside. I live for p...

Inflated Cybersecurity Threat Escalates US-China Mistrust

Jon R. Lindsay | Posted 05.17.2016 | World
Jon R. Lindsay

Many Western observers fear that cyber reform based on the principle of internet sovereignty might legitimize authoritarian control and undermine the cosmopolitan promise of the multistakeholder system. China, however, benefits too much from the current system to pose a credible alternative.

It is Time for a Cyber FDIC

Dante Disparte | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Dante Disparte

In today's modern frictionless economy, the principal requisite for growth and order is the free flow of sensitive information, banking transactions and private data on a global scale.

North Korea's Internet Is Back Up After Mass Cyber Attack

Reuters | Jack Kim & Lesley Wroughton | Posted 12.23.2014 | Technology

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - North Korea, at the center of a confrontation with the United States over the hacking of Sony Pictures, experienc...

'Cyberterrorism': A Grave Threat or Over-hyped?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.13.2013 | World
Dorian de Wind

We now talk about a "cyber domain" -- i.e., a military domain similar to the air, land, sea or space domains where the military already operates in -- as a new domain of warfare. We also talk about cyber warfare, cyber terrorism, a "cyber 9/11" and even "cyber Pearl Harbor."

Will the Apocalypse Arrive Online?

Karen J. Greenberg | Posted 12.22.2012 | Technology
Karen J. Greenberg

It may sound like a scene from a zombie apocalypse movie, but it could be your life -- a nationwide cyber-version of Ground Zero. Think of it as 9/11/2015.

Prosecutors Call Lincoln Park Resident A 'One-Man Crime Wave'

Posted 06.07.2012 | Chicago

Police say a Chicago man living in the country illegally stole more than $1 million in merchandise from neighborhood homes, and launched online smear ...

The Internet Privacy Debate Misses the Point

Scott Vernick | Posted 06.23.2012 | Technology
Scott Vernick

Let's put our daily conversations about information over-sharing in perspective and address what is by far the real danger to our security and national well-being.

Gerry Smith

Authorities Brace For Al Qaeda's 'Cyber Jihad' | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.11.2011 | Technology

British authorities are bracing for an increase in cyberterrorism as al Qaeda calls for "cyber jihad" following the death of Osama bin Laden, accordin...

'Anonymous' Targets Fed Chair Ben Bernanke

Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business

If a new video purportedly by cyber-group "Anonymous" is to be believed, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke has become the focus of a pointed threa...

The Curious Incident of a US Extradition in the Night-Time

Denis Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Denis Campbell

In many ways Gary's disease reveals an intellectually and emotionally na�ve child locked in a man's body. There his mind is both his biggest friend and greatest enemy.