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November 16, 2017
- A current view of national critical infrastructure risk
- Anecdotes about how major political parties struggle with cybersecurity
- Advice on how the US can protect its election infrastructure from hacking
- Architectural illustration on how nation-states break into large networks
November 9, 2017
ESPN reported that LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were accused of stealing sunglassesfrom a Louis Vuitton store near their hotel in Hangzhou and subsequently detained by police. According to multiple news media outlets, the three players were released on bail on Wednesday and required by police to remain at their hotel while the legal process unfolded.
Jerome Cohen, the faculty director of New York University’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute, said that if Ball and his teammates have been allowed to return to their hotel, it is “a very good sign.”"Read more >
November 7, 2017approved the Otto Warmbier Banking Restrictions Involving North Korea Act, or BRINK Act, in a unanimous vote. The bill, which has broad bipartisan support, would represent a significant increase in U.S. economic pressure on Chinese firms, including major banks, that help North Korea stay afloat and evade existing sanctions." Read more >
November 1, 2017never again. Never again would it let shadowy networks of jihadists, acting in the name of a perverted version of Islam, carry out a catastrophic attack on American soil. And so, in fits and starts, the George W. Bush administration and then the Obama administration developed a strategy for fighting what became known as “the global war on terror.” Washington sought to disrupt plots wherever they emerged and deny terrorists safe havens wherever they existed. When possible, it would rely on local partners to prosecute the fight. But when necessary, it would act alone to disrupt plots and kill or capture terrorist operatives and leaders, including with drone strikes and daring special operations raids such as the one that killed Osama bin Laden." Read more >
October 31, 2017Expert: Lisa Monaco Read more >
October 27, 2017said the company will disclose Russian ads to Congress with a caveat: “in a manner that is consistent with our obligations to protect user information.” Plus Facebook has explicitly stated that it will share the Russian ads with the Special Counsel and Congress but not release them to the public (see Facebook’s answer to its Hard Question: “Why are you sharing these with Special Counsel and Congress — and not releasing them to the public?”). Facebook’s position is apparently that the Stored Communications Act prohibits certain disclosures." Read more >