How far are private actors allowed, expected, or even obligated to go when protecting themselves against cyber attacks and other malicious internet activity?
The new domain of cyberspace will never be an attack-free area, as cyber attacks continue to take place every day, everywhere.
Harnessing the full potential of cyber insurance will be imperative for preventing systemic cyber incidents of concern for governments and the private sector alike.
Two new U.S. cyber strategies—a holistic national strategy for cyberspace and another guiding the efforts of U.S. military—have reinforced a critical need for the U.S. Departments of Defense and Homeland Security to work together in cyberspace.
Cybercrime seems invisible. Attacks arrive out of nowhere, their origins hidden by layers of sophisticated technology. Only the victims are clear. But every crime has its perpetrator—specific individuals or groups sitting somewhere behind keyboards and screens.
The 2018 Department of Defense Cyber Strategy is the third report of its kind. The changes in concepts mentioned in the report will have implications not only for the U.S. military but also for international cyber stability.
Cyberspace has become center stage for international competition and confrontation.
The U.S. government considers certain sectors of the economy to be integral to national security. To better defend the financial sector against national security threats in cyberspace, several actions should be implemented.
More than 30 countries are pursuing offensive cyber capabilities. These states rely on hackers that are not part of the intelligence community–cyber mercenaries or, more broadly, cyber proxies.
Hackers targeting financial institutions have exposed the vulnerability of the global financial system, highlighting the need for businesses and the government to better protect against these cyber threats.
The Carnegie Cyber Policy Initiative focuses on addressing international cyber policy challenges, as cyberspace is increasingly central to international security and diplomacy. The Initiative develops and promotes norms and policy recommendations for enhancing international stability and security in cyberspace.