Episode 170 of the Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast is a news roundup covering the Senate's new sanctions bill, the Freedom Caucus' statement on Section 702 reauthorization, attribution of the WannaCry attacks, and other news about technology, security, privacy, and government.
DayZero: Cybersecurity Law and Policy
DayZero dives deep in cybersecurity vulnerabilities, and the crime, espionage, and warfare taking place on networked computers. We look at legislation, practice, and litigation over how to keep our networks and critical infrastructure secure; new and emerging threats and how the policy process responds to them; the relationship between cybersecurity other security goods; and cybersecurity in American relations with foreign adversaries and allies.
The Senate moves to limit the Trump administration's ability to unilaterally roll back sanctions against Russia.
For the last several years readers of this blog have pondered the challenge of effective law enforcement across national borders in the digital realm, an exercise that often pits American law enforcement against American companies and puts US law enforcement in potential conflict with foreign allies. On Thursday June 22 at 9 AM I will be hosting an event at The Heritage Foundation entitled: "
Ending The Endless Crypto Debate: Three Things We Should Be Arguing About Instead of Encryption Backdoors
Recently I participated in a fascinating conference at Georgia Tech entitled “Surveillance, Privacy, and Data Across Borders: Trans-Atlantic Perspectives.” A range of experts grappled with the international aspects of an increasingly pressing question: how can we ensure that law enforcement is able to obtain enough information to do its job in the twenty-first century, while also ensuring that digital security and human rights are protected?
The CrashOverride program represents the first-in-the-wild case of a generic automated attack: one that is designed to affect all systems of a given family, not just a particular installation. If someone were to couple this warhead to a self-propagating worm for delivery, it could constitute a global threat.
Steptoe Cyberlaw Podcast: In Which Ben Wittes Gets to the Right of Stewart Baker, to the Likely Eventual Embarrassment of Them Both
In episode 169, Ben Wittes and Stewart Baker discuss Section 702 reauthorization. Neither will ever live it down.
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