Cybersecurity

Publications

, Federal News Network
From ‘partner’ to ‘regulatory enforcer’: CISA takes on complex cyber incident reporting mandate
Tatyana Bolton

But first CISA has to implement them through a federal rulemaking process. The law gives the agency 24 months to publish an initial notice laying out the rules, and then an additional 18 months to…

, PITcases
PIT-UN Partnerships: MIT and UC Berkeley’s National Consortium of Cybersecurity Clinics
Tatyana Bolton

From PITcases:

As a 2021 Network Challenge grantee, Lawrence Susskind, Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is partnering with Ann…

, The National Interest
Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act—Go or No Go?
Tatyana Bolton

As Russia continues to brazenly barrage Ukraine, cybersecurity has come to the forefront as one aspect of U.S. national security that is not fully prepared for the threats facing the United States….

, Lawfare
Come Compete in the White Hat Cyber Forecasting Challenge
Mary Brooks & Paul Rosenzweig

Rare are the moments when policy wonks get to put their theory into practice. But today we are happy to announce the White Hat Cyber Forecasting Challenge! We invite every Lawfare reader to take up…

, Dark Reading
Zero Trust Can’t Stop at the Federal Level
Brandon Pugh

Between the vulnerabilities caused by remote work during the pandemic and cyberattacks being more frequent than ever, an aggressive and innovative approach to addressing the cyber crisis is needed…

Announcing the White Hat Cyber Forecasting Tournament
Mary Brooks

WASHINGTON (March 8, 2022)—Today, the R Street Institute, Red Branch Consulting and Metaculus launched the White Hat Cyber Forecasting Tournament, the first public crowd-forecasting initiative…

, The New York Times
Washington’s Newest Worry: The Dangers of Cornering Putin
Tatyana Bolton

From The New York Times:
If Mr. Putin wants to strike at the American financial system, as Mr. Biden has struck at his, he has only one significant pathway in: his well-trained army of hackers, and…

Cyber Incident Reporting: What It Is, Why We Need It, What It Will Fix—and How Congress is Approaching the Issue, Part Two
Mary Brooks

In my previous post, I laid out the context for the current cyber incident reporting legislation proposed by Congress. Below is an analysis of the legislation itself.

What Legislation is Currently…

Cyber Incident Reporting: What It Is, Why We Need It, What It Will Fix—and How Congress is Approaching the Issue, Part One
Mary Brooks

Late last year, Congress came within inches of including a cyber incident reporting requirement in the must-pass annual national defense spending bill (2022 NDAA). This year, they’re trying again:…

, CyberScoop
Security fears over antitrust legislation raise looming questions about a federal privacy law
Brandon Pugh

From CyberScoop:

“Expanding access to data is a challenge,” said Brandon Pugh, cybersecurity and emerging threats policy counsel at the R Street Institute. “And the reason it’s a challenge…

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