In her speech on the poisoning of Sergei Skripal, U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was deliberate with words and action. These diplomatic signals should have been clear to allies, especially the United States.
Matt Tait is a senior cybersecurity fellow at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously he was CEO of Capital Alpha Security, a consultancy in the UK, worked at Google Project Zero, was a principal security consultant for iSEC Partners, and NGS Secure, and worked as an information security specialist for GCHQ.
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