Cybersecurity: Crime and Espionage

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Cybersecurity: Crime and Espionage

Digital Security and Due Process

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: "

Cybersecurity

A Cyber-Weapon Warhead Test

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.

Cybersecurity and Deterrence

Active Cyber Defense a/k/a Hackback

I am a bit of an outlier in the cybersecurity community since I think that there are circumstances in which private actors ought to be allowed to more aggressively respond to intrusions on their systems (though I don't go "full postal" on the issue).  For those who are interested in the subject I just published a piece at Heritage co-authored with my colleagues Steve Bucci and David Inserra, entitled "Next Steps for U.S.

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