Cybersecurity Ignorance Is Dangerous
A new book gets the policy recommendations right while making technical errors that could undermine trust in its conclusions.
Western Powers Need to Get More Creative Against Russia
The Czech Republic’s kerfuffle over diplomats demonstrates the need to think bigger—and smaller—when it comes to responding to cyberattacks.
While North Korean Missiles Sit in Storage, Their Hackers Go Rampant
Pyongyang’s hacker armies have shown a proficiency to finding vulnerabilities and exploiting them—and the world needs to be prepared.
A ‘Crazy Huge’ Hack
Who was behind the largest-ever cyberattack on the United States—and how can the next one be prevented?
As India’s Physical Borders Quiet Down, Its Virtual Ones Are Under Siege
Cyberattacks from China are on the rise, but the United States can help.
Internet Shutdowns Leave Indians Struggling With Everyday Life
Cutting cables has become the Modi government’s favorite tool.
In Brazil, QAnon Has a Distinctly Bolsonaro Flavor
A deluge of online conspiracy theories is dividing an already polarized country.
Australia Is Ground Zero in the Global Battle Against Google
A proposed law would shake the global internet—and put the Biden team’s Silicon Valley friendships to the test.
How to Counter White Supremacist Extremists Online
To stop future attacks like the Capitol invasion, the Biden administration must lead the way in pushing social media platforms to counter the far-right.
The World Needs a Cyber-WHO to Counter Viruses in Cyberspace
A global body has helped poorer nations counter COVID-19, but less technologically advanced countries need a similar institution to protect against the coming plague of cyberattacks.
Why Are Moscow and Beijing Happy to Host the U.S. Far-Right Online?
Deplatformed extremist groups are turning to providers in authoritarian states.
Social Media Finally Broke the Public Sphere
Liberal democracies must work to recreate a sense of shared identity online.
2021 Is the Year the Internet Gets Rewritten
As Silicon Valley flails to combat an insurrection at home, Europe is marching ahead with a plan to revise the web’s basic rulebook.
Bengaluru Is the New Shenzhen as Apps Displace Devices
In the global internet economy, India’s tech industry has a leg up on China’s.
Why The Latest Cyberattack Was Different
The epic SolarWinds hack affecting thousands of government agencies and companies could mark the beginning of the end of the open internet.
New House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Vows Pompeo Investigations Will Continue
Rep. Gregory Meeks, who took the gavel this week, also urged the State Department to reverse its decision to close the last two U.S. consulates in Russia.
Flawed Cybersecurity Is a Ticking Time Bomb for the Balkans
Cyberattacks in North Macedonia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Turkey reveal that government defenses are weak—and many NATO members are at risk.
7 Reasons Why Silicon Valley Will Have a Tough Time With the Biden Administration
The coziness between Washington and Big Tech is over.