To Protect Democracy, Protect the Internet
The voluntary efforts of tech companies aren’t enough. The U.S. government needs to regulate social media platforms and make election interference illegal.
Want to Avoid the Next Pandemic? Hire a Devil’s Advocate.
Forcing governments and businesses to institutionalize doubt—by putting hackers and red teams on the payroll—would stop groupthink and could prevent catastrophes.
As the West Panics, Putin Is Watching
The coronavirus crisis is exposing the West’s weaknesses—and adversaries of the U.S. and EU are paying close attention so they can exploit vulnerabilities in a future conflict.
Russia and China Are Trying to Set the U.N.’s Rules on Cybercrime
At the United Nations General Assembly, the United States must push back against their agenda.
In Cyberwar, There Are Some (Unspoken) Rules
A recent article argues that the lack of legal norms invites cyberconflict. But governments know the price of overreach and are refraining from unleashing their full capabilities.
Washington Needs a New Solarium Project To Counter Cyberthreats
President Eisenhower confronted the unprecedented nuclear threat of the 1950s with a novel exercise. The United States needs a similar approach to tackle today's cyber threats.
Quote of the Day
How the military misapprehends cyberspace — and how that in turn undercuts cyber deterrence.
The Iranian Cyberthreat Is Real
As Trump increasingly boxes in Tehran, U.S. allies should be worried about the potential for a devastating cyberattack from the Islamic Republic.
What Is ‘War’ Anymore?
The lines between violence, conflict, and war are being increasingly blurred -- with dangerous consequences.
Sri Lankan Teenager Hacks President’s Website Twice to Demand New Date For College Exams
How do high schoolers attempt to get out of exams these days? In Sri Lanka, one of them has turned to hacking the president's website.
The Threat to America’s Electrical Grid Is Much Bigger Than You Can Possibly Imagine
But it’s not Russian hackers you should be worried about.
Congratulations, President Putin! Everything Is Going According to Plan.
Why the Kremlin loves Donald Trump.
Essay contest (1): Information control is the desired effect, so cyber will be key in limited warfare — especially non-kinetic
No single change will be more important — or more difficult — for the U.S. military to adopt for success in Information Age warfare than to stop conceiving of cyber threats, and developing U.S. capabilities, in terms of kinetic effects.
U.S. Law Enforcement Targets Seven Iranian Hackers For Bank and Dam Breaches
The United States accuses seven Iranian hackers of targeting American banks and water infrastructure.
Should the United States Ban the Islamic State From Facebook?
The fine line between free speech and incitement to terrorism has never been so contested.
Anonymous vs. the Islamic State
For nearly a year, a war has been unfolding in strange corners of the Internet. But can a bunch of hackers really take on the world’s deadliest jihadi group?
Clinton’s Private Emails Show Aides Worried About the Security of Her Correspondence
The latest batch of Hillary Clinton's private emails show she was the target of a cyberattack.
What @Snowden Told Me About the NSA’s Cyberweapons
From MonsterMind to TreasureMap, we’ve only just scratched the surface of the United States’ hyper-clandestine offensive capabilities.
Exclusive: Meet the Fed’s First Line of Defense Against Cyber Attacks
Inside the secret Fed cybersecurity unit keeping trillions of dollars safe from hackers.