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Message To 'Mad Dog' Mattis - Prepare For Digital Warfare

Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. | Posted 12.15.2016 | Politics
Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr.

I assume Marine General James "Mad Dog" Mattis will be confirmed as Secretary of Defense and I believe he is a good choice. Mattis is both a combat-te...

Cyber Warfare Amongst Us: Election 2016

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 12.12.2016 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Is it 2016? Or 1984? Donald Trump won the electoral college vote, but lost the popular vote by...

We Need A Single Government Agency In Charge Of Cyber Defense

Adam Levin | Posted 11.02.2016 | Politics
Adam Levin

If you're like most Americans, the idea that our country doesn't have a unified cyber defense agency is about as unthinkable as a presidential contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

What You Don't Know About Cyberwar Could Kill You, Warns Zero Days

Joe Cirincione | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Joe Cirincione

What if someone infiltrated our nuclear command and control so that if we pushed the button, nothing happened? Or if something did happen even without our pushing the button? What if Pakistan did this to India, or India to Pakistan?

Global Cyber Security on Earth and in Space

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.09.2016 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

When you think of Cyber Security, you probably think about your iPhone getting hacked, or your email, or your companies servers, or your credit card, or bank card or health care, or banking, or government information, plus so many others...

Did A Spy-Turned-Congressman Just Out His Role In Cyber War With Russia?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.08.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former CIA operative who now serves as a member of Congress indicated at a recent public event that the U.S. has engaged in "offensive...

Global Cybersecurity and Your Reputation

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 02.01.2017 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

One thing that is growing in need and in reality is the international and cross-cultural aspects of cybersecurity. For example, businesses and governments alike in the US and in Israel face similar challenges within similar robust telecom and economic environments.

The Need for Private-Public Partnerships Against Cyber Threats -- Why A Good Offense May be Our Best Defense.

Daniel Garrie | Posted 01.01.2017 | Business
Daniel Garrie

The Internet has delivered on its promise of social and economic progress. Unfortunately, it has also delivered unprecedented opportunities for scaling global conflict, terrorism, criminal activity, state and industrial espionage and vandalism. These risks continue to expand.

After Paris: War Is Not What It Used to Be

Moisés Naím | Posted 11.15.2016 | World
Moisés Naím

In reaction to the Paris massacre, French President François Hollande said, "[This] is an act of war ... committed by a terrorist army." Acts of war used to be the monopoly of nation-states. Obviously, that is no longer the case.

Russia's 'Lukewarm' War

Geza Tatrallyay | Posted 10.29.2016 | World
Geza Tatrallyay

It is worth focusing on the means that Putin is employing to further his strategic international goals of expanding Russian power and hegemony and weakening NATO and the European Union.

Today Corrupt Officials Spend Your Money. Tomorrow This Will Stop Them.

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 10.26.2015 | World

Honduras has had the world’s highest murder rate for years. The Transparency International organization’s Corruption Perception Index ranks Hondur...

For China and the U.S., Cyber Governance Is Better Than Cyberwar

Shen Yi | Posted 09.22.2016 | World
Shen Yi

SHANGHAI -- On the American West Coast, it will be a picture of entrepreneurial optimism characterized by growth and opportunities. Back East at the political center inside the Beltway, a chilly atmosphere with shrill rhetoric awaits Xi.

Digital Warfare (VIDEO)

XPRIZE | Posted 06.10.2016 | Technology

In the future, what countries do with digital weapons may be more destructive than boots on the ground or drones in the sky.

The Business of Cybercrime

XPRIZE | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology

The competitions designed by XPRIZE touch the furthest reaches of human achievement in fields like health care, oceanography and space exploration. We are currently designing a prize competition in the field of cybersecurity.

The End of Privacy (VIDEO)

XPRIZE | Posted 05.27.2016 | Technology

In this three-part video series, you'll hear from some of the giants in the Internet and cyber security fields as they relate stories of cybercrime becoming a worldwide business, privacy becoming an antiquated idea, the discovery of Stuxnet and the real possibility of cyber warfare.

Moving From Axis to Access of Evil

Stanley Weiss | Posted 04.08.2015 | World
Stanley Weiss

If the first 15 years of the 21st century were defined by the so-called Axis of Evil -- the phrase George W. Bush applied to Iraq, Iran, and North Korea for their support of terrorists -- the next 15 years will likely be defined by the Access of Evil, as state and non-state cyberterrorists use technology to bypass our defenses in ways that damage businesses, lives, and nations.

The Second Crypto War and the Future of the Internet

Matthew Prince | Posted 03.23.2015 | Technology
Matthew Prince

Today, the technology industry is more powerful and better organized than it was when it won the first Crypto War. However, I am concerned that the industry underestimates the threat posed by regulators reluctant to use strong crypto.

Cyberwar or Cybervandalism?

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Does hacking into a private entertainment corporation's computer files constitute an act of war? Against whom, exactly?

The Wuzhen Summit and Chinese Internet Sovereignty

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 02.07.2015 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

China's concept of Internet sovereignty seems likely to result in a diplomatic cul-de-sac. However, Chinese officials will continue to employ sovereignty issues to occupy conference agendas and stall real progress on international cooperation in cyberspace.

The Axiom Report: Cybersecurity and Its Impact on China-U.S. Relations

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

While the actual impact of the Novetta report on making U.S. systems more secure from Chinese attacks in the long run will be negligible on the diplomatic front, the recent Axiom revelations will allow the U.S. government to press the Chinese side harder on contentious cybersecurity issues.

The Dawn of World War IV: America Under Cyber Attack | Posted 12.22.2014 | Money

Einstein was wrong. World War IV will not be fought with sticks or rocks. It will be fought with bits and bytes, Trojans and bots, APTs and zero-days -- it's already started and we're already losing.

Chinese Cyber-Attacks: Will the United States Step Up Its Active Cyber Defense Posture?

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 07.27.2014 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

To avoid escalatory steps, the United States and China have to find ways to have an open and fair dialogue on cyber-espionage and other cybersecurity related issues.

De-Escalation in Cyberspace: It is China's Turn to Act!

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 07.07.2014 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

While there is an inherent asymmetry between U.S. and Chinese military capabilities in related technology, this should not be used as an excuse by the Chinese leadership to avoid a more open engagement with the United States in the coming months and try to break the cyber stalemate between the two rivals.

China-EU Cooperation on Combatting Cybercrime: A Model for China-US Relations?

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

The European Union is by its mere existence inherently an anomaly in modern Chinese political thought, which emphasizes state sovereignty and territorial integrity. Yet the transnational need for increased EU-China cooperation on cybercrime is more pressing than ever.

Too Big to Jail? Why Kidnapping, Torture, Assassination, and Perjury Are No Longer Crimes in Washington

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

Tthere is but one crime for which anyone in America's national security state can be held accountable in a court of law, and that's leaking information that might put those in it in a bad light or simply let the American public know something more about what its government is really doing.