In reaction to recent campaigns to compromise democratic elections and to influence public opinion, Western governments have taken steps to create more resilient democracies in the digital world.
Companies have begun to develop a cyber insurance market, offering corporations a mechanism to manage their exposure to these risks. The magnitude of the challenge posed by cyber risk means that governments and insurers must work together closely.
The technology to create sophisticated fake videos—deepfakes—is getting more advanced with serious implications for governments and businesses.
An exploration of how rapidly deteriorating U.S.-Chinese relations in cyberspace could endanger the larger international political economy, and what China and the United States could do to reverse the negative trends.
Both China and the United States have vested interests in fighting against cyber crimes, countering cyberterrorism, and promoting cyber norms. But with the rapid deterioration of bilateral relations, the most worrisome are in the security domain.
In 2018, the United States took many important steps to advance its approach to cyber conflict. A review of these developments suggests signs of progress but also significant challenges ahead.
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.