, CyberScoop
A push for cybersecurity philanthropic giving launches
Tatyana Bolton

From CyberScoop:

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, and Gula Tech Foundation led the effort to organize the letter, signed by 30 different organizations and…

New Cyber Nominees: What’s in Store?
Tatyana Bolton & Sofia Lesmes

After almost three months of silence on key cybersecurity nominations from the White House—which garnered indignation from lawmakers and experts alike—the administration announced its nominees on…

, R Street Institute
Event: Cyber 101 Series: Solarwhat? Cybersecurity and Why it Matters
Kathryn Waldron & Paul Rosenzweig

From R Street Institute:

How important is cybersecurity in policy, and why? How does the SolarWinds hack play into overall cybersecurity? R Street Institute’s Resident Fellow Kathryn Waldron…

, Marketplace
More countries scrutinize foreign efforts to acquire their companies
Tatyana Bolton

From Marketplace:

China has its own set of restrictions on foreign companies and a blacklist. It too wants to reduce its vulnerabilities. Tatyana Bolton, with public policy research group the R…

, National Interest
Why Biden Needs to Counter North Korea’s Cyber Crimes
Kathryn Waldron & Franklin Lee

Former President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un may have shared a “deep and special friendship,” but it’s become abundantly clear in the last few months that the…

National Data Privacy and Data Security Legislation
Tatyana Bolton & Kathryn Waldron

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, CBS News
Why tech experts are skeptical about plans for a Trump social network
Bryson Bort

From CBS News:

“Anyone can, and should, learn to code,” said Bryson Bort, CEO of cybersecurity firm Scythe. “But not being able to use cloud infrastructure is going to be a real problem — cloud…

Community Perspectives on Diversity in the Countering Influence Operations Field
Tatyana Bolton

From Carnegie Endowment for International Peace:

As a nascent and fast-growing field, the counter–influence operations community might look to adjacent areas for models or guidance on fostering…

, Lawfare
Enterprise Cybersecurity Measurement
Paul Rosenzweig

On Feb. 4, 2021, the New York State Department of Financial Services issued guidance on the cyber insurance market to foster more robust industry approaches to “managing and reducing the…

Authorities and Legal Considerations For Us Cyber and Information Operations in a Contested Environment
Gary Corn

Perhaps taking cues from Russia, it appears China is upping the ante on its use of cyber as an aggressive tool of statecraft. Just as Russia has used Ukraine and Georgia as testbeds for its…