Cyber Threats

Publications

, E&E News
How hacking threats spurred secret U.S. blacklist
Media Coverage

From E&E News:

“Up until now, there really hasn’t been an overarching strategy,” said Kathryn Waldron, national security and cybersecurity research associate at the right-of-center R Street…

Broadening the Lens on Supply Chain Security in the Cyber Domain
Kathryn Waldron & Paul Rosenzweig

“America does not–and, indeed, should not — seek independence in an interconnected world, but we do seek supply chain assurance — the certainty that raw materials and manufactured components that…

, PC Magazine
When Fighting Nation-State Hackers, Move Fast, Experts Warn
Media Coverage

From PC Magazine:

“We’re having a great deal of difficulty convincing people, especially bad actors in this space, that any norms are valuable,” said Paul Rosenzweig, a senior fellow at The R…

, Lawfare
The New Contours of Cyber Conflict
Paul Rosenzweig

An American military unit used offensive weapons against a target inside Russia. And nobody is noticing.

Let that sink in for a second. As the country (understandably) focuses on matters…

, Cyberlaw Podcast
The Cyberlaw Podcast: If Paris Calls, Should We Hang Up?
Media Coverage

From the Cyberlaw Podcast:
Dr. Megan Reiss explains the significance, if any, of the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace, where more than 50 states and companies—the United…

, Kearney Hub
Don’t wait until we’re hacked to take action
Media Coverage

From the Kearny Hub:
“Ohio knows firsthand the dangers posed by cyberattacks,” said Megan Reiss and Kathryn Waldron, who are national security experts and researchers. “In 2016, hackers…

, Lawfare
Reducing Cyber Vulnerabilities in Weapons Systems: A New Priority
Megan Reiss

Two years ago, in the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress called on the Defense Department to evaluate the extent of cyber vulnerabilities in its weapons systems by 2019. While the…

, McClatchy
Is higher voter turnout worth the risk of hacking? W.Va pilot program will find out
Media Coverage

From McClatchy:
The report was issued by the New York-based National Election Defense Coalition, the nonpartisan watchdog group Common Cause, the center-right think tank R Street Institute, and…

, Nextgov
Voting Experts: Why the Heck Are People Still Voting Online?
Media Coverage

From Nextgov:
In total, 32 states allow some subset of residents to return ballots by email, fax or through an internet portal, and Alaska and Hawaii offer electronic ballot return for all voters,…

, Lawfare
Takeaways From the Latest Russian Hacking Indictment
Megan Reiss

The Justice Department announced on Oct. 5 the indictment of seven officers of the Russian Military Intelligence Directorate, or GRU, on charges of computer hacking, wire fraud, aggravated identity…