Recently, American and Dutch officials accused the Russian government of a widespread series of computer attacks. Meanwhile, the U.S. Department of Justice indicted seven men who tried to disrupt the investigation into alleged Russian doping.
Cyberspace has become center stage for international competition and confrontation.
With the threat of nuclear war growing, China, Russia, and the United States should not wait until political relations improve before making efforts to manage new technologies.
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.
As private organizations increase their security activities, a new cybersecurity defense concept is sparking debates amongst policymakers and international lawmakers.
Relations between the United States and Russia are at their lowest since the end of the Cold War. President Trump just demonstrated at the recent NATO summit, he is more focused on the “me”, and this meeting in Helsinki might more narrowly benefit him and align his preferences.
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.
Russia’s election interference reflects a trend that blends premeditation with opportunism. To bolster resilience, countries must urgently share best practices and lessons learned.
Federal cybersecurity will be an enduring mission, always evolving and changing to stay ahead of the threat.
A discussion on how different states use cyber proxies and the challenges they pose.