Hacking or disruptions to the census could have devastating consequences. To prepare, the U.S. government should make protecting the 2020 census from cyberattacks a top priority.
Given that suspicion about China’s cyberwarfare capabilities and intentions could lead to conflict, it is necessary to examine China’s views of cyber warfare from a different perspective than most are familiar with.
Targeted network intrusions against banks are now happening on a weekly basis, and the financial sector must step up efforts to defend against the growing threat.
In light of their shared interests in geopolitical stability and the digital economy, the U.S. and China should better reflect whether they can more constructively manage their competition in and over the cyber domain.
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.