Governments around the world are turning to new forms of digital surveillance to monitor the spread of the coronavirus, though they are mostly using existing laws to do so.
Biological viruses and computer malware differ in important respects. They have considerable potential to spread widely, invading, disrupting and destroying their targets.
Overcoming the coronavirus pandemic is also about the EU defending its own principles of transparency and truthfulness, both of which China is aggressively challenging.
Taiwan needs to look not just to the energy it needs right now but also to the energy it will need ten to twenty years from now if it is to power its future.
Training people who have influence how to wield it, perhaps through a system of licensing, could raise digital literacy and establish reasons to de-platform violators.
Hackers are taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic. An international coalition must be created—and soonest—to prevent nefarious actors from exacerbating the crisis.
The coronavirus pandemic is generating all kinds of conspiracy theories, while Russia and China use it to sow distrust and uncertainty, fear and divisions across Europe.
The Justice Department’s dropped charges against two indicted Russian companies shows a new challenge to the U.S. strategy of combating foreign hacking through law enforcement actions.
Cyber incidents involving financial institutions can pose a significant risk to overall financial stability. Policymakers must understand the structures and relationships connecting the cyber and financial networks to identify vulnerabilities, prevent failures, and mitigate and recover from potential crisis scenarios.
The world’s influence operators are exploiting fear and uncertainty around the coronavirus. It will take discipline and discernment to dodge their traps.