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Requiem for the Internet Freedom Strategy

For the United States, bad news concerning the internet and cyberspace has become an unrelenting avalanche. Massive data breaches, such as the Equifax incident, threaten individual privacy and financial well-being. The U.S. government cannot protect sensitive information; even the National Security Agency got hacked. Read More

October 16, 2017

Cybersecurity
Lost in Cyber Translation? U.S. Cyber Signaling to North Korea

The United States wants to use cyber operations to signal its resolve against North Korea's nuclear program, but it is unclear whether Pyongyang will get the message.

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October 13, 2017

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: October 13, 2017

This week: more on the alleged ties between Kaspersky and Russian intelligence, whether Facebook is a media or tech company, and the problem with measuring the reach of Russian ads on Facebook.

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October 11, 2017

China
What Will the U.S.-China Cyber Relationship Look Like in the Trump Era? A View From China

Chinese scholar Shen Yi argues that China needs to be more assertive in its demands, and drive a harder bargain with the United States over cyber issues.

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