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Article by Tasha Jhangiani and Frances Schroeder

Nov 30, 2021

Improving Cybersecurity Outcomes in the Telecommunications Sector

Article by Tasha Jhangiani and Frances Schroeder

From Internet service providers (ISPs) to cable companies, the telecommunications industry facilitates rapid and widespread communication across the globe. With recent increases in cyber attacks, telecommunications firms have been affected by cyber threats more than ever before. Due to the significant amount of private information that is shared and stored through the critical networks they […]

Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation

Article by Emma Schroeder, Logan Wolff, and the Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Nov 19, 2021

A Lunar Guide to Ransomware: Choose-your-own-adventure

Article by Emma Schroeder, Logan Wolff, and the Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Check out the Cyber Statecraft Initiative's ransomware choose-your-own-adventure story!

Article by Emma Schroeder and the Cyber Statecraft Initiative

Nov 19, 2021

Software Supply Chains: Turns Out All You Need to Trust is Caffeine and Cats

Article by Emma Schroeder and the Cyber Statecraft Initiative

In the first episode of The Cyber Moonshot, we invite you to join us a few hundred years from now, in a quaint little food court on the surface of the moon. As we explore the lives and foibles of the lunar inhabitants, we will also explore the complexities and absurdities of cybersecurity. From software supply chains to smart homes to phishing, we will pull common cyber headaches and lessons away from the abstract or technical and firmly into a world where cats can sense trust and the cloud has a sentience of their own.

Article by Christopher Preble

Nov 1, 2021

The consequences of a US overreaction to the perceived threat of terrorism

Article by Christopher Preble

In the twenty years since 9/11, for example, favorable attitudes toward the United States have declined globally, with some of the sharpest declines in key US allies like Germany and the United Kingdom.

Nationalism Politics & Diplomacy

Article by Jennifer A. Counter

Sep 7, 2021

Extremist communications: The future is corporate

Article by Jennifer A. Counter

Digital platforms have enabled white supremacists such as The Base to build out networks in North America, Europe, and Australia, and provide extremist groups with a low- to zero-cost means to disseminate their messages.

National Security Security & Defense

Article by Nate Rosenblatt

Sep 7, 2021

Does treating Syria as a State Sponsor of Terrorism advance or hold back US national security interests?

Article by Nate Rosenblatt

In 1979, the United States designated Syria as a state sponsor of terrorism, putting it on its first-ever such list along with Libya, Iraq, and the former South Yemen.

Middle East National Security

Article by Mary McCord

Sep 7, 2021

Combating domestic extremism means combating the insider threat in law enforcement

Article by Mary McCord

Dozens of law enforcement officers have been investigated or charged for their participation in events culminating in the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the US Capitol.

National Security Nationalism

Article by Arun Iyer

Sep 7, 2021

Preparing for future concepts in terrorism: Non-kinetic acts and decentralization

Article by Arun Iyer

Twenty years ago, on September 11, 2001, the world saw a coordinated attack on the United States that struck us as “unimaginable” at the time.

National Security Security & Defense

Article by Barry Pavel and Vikram Venkatram

Sep 7, 2021

Facing the future of bioterrorism

Article by Barry Pavel and Vikram Venkatram

Biotechnology has developed at an astounding rate over the first twenty years of the twenty-first century. Emerging biotechnological tools have become cheaper and more accessible than ever before, and less expertise is necessary to use those tools effectively.

Security & Defense Terrorism

Article by Max Brooks

Sep 7, 2021

OPINION: We are all responsible for 6/5

Article by Max Brooks

If there is any hope of preventing another 6/5, and defusing the smoldering rebellion behind it, we must first admit that we are all to blame.

Security & Defense Terrorism