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Why China’s Internet Censorship Model Will Prevail Over Russia’s

Valentin Weber is a DPhil candidate in cybersecurity and a research affiliate with the Centre for Technology and Global Affairs at the University of Oxford. You can follow him @weberv_ Read More

December 11, 2017

CFIUS Reform: Not a Solution, But a Start

Reforming the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States does not guarantee the United States will maintain its technological advantage over China. 

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December 8, 2017

Cyber Week in Review: December 8, 2017

This week: Tim Cook in Wuzhen, Iranian and Israeli state-sponsored cyber operations, Section 702 reform, and Russian election interference.

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December 4, 2017

Russian Hacking and Disinformation
Live Today: A Conversation with Richard Burr

Today, the Council on Foreign Relations is hosting a conversation with Senator Richard Burr, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. Senator Burr will discuss Russia's cyber capabilities to interfere in western elections and how the United States should respond to similar operations in future U.S. elections. The event will start at 12:45 p.m. EST and will be livestreamed here. 

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