Cybersecurity: Crime and Espionage

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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.

Cybersecurity

NY State Cyber Regulation for Banks: A Model?

On September 13, 2016, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a set of proposed cybersecurity regulations for financial services companies that fall under the jurisdiction of the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS): Cybersecurity Requirements for Financial Services Companies.  For those companies that fall under the jurisdiction of the NYSDFS, the proposed rules lay out a clear governance framework for cybersecurity. But these rules also add another set of standards for consideration by financial industry organizations that often have multiple regulators in varying jurisdictions here in the United States and around the world.

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