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The WikiLeaks CIA release: When will we learn?

The latest release from WikiLeaks, of information about CIA hacking efforts, is yet another reminder of how Americans and our government must better protect our secret information.
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Building privacy right into software code

Most of today's computer languages make it hard for programmers to protect users' privacy and security. The fix is to take those tasks out of human hands entirely.
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Should cybersecurity be a human right?

Recent developments at the United Nations and the G-20 suggest that the well-known human rights to privacy and freedom of expression may soon be formally extended to online communications.
Donald Trump is famously attached to his phone. AP Photo/Matt Rourke

How to secure a smartphone for the tweeter-in-chief

The best way to protect a presidential device is to keep it off the internet altogether. If that's not going to happen, how else can such a sensitive gadget be kept safe?
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Cybersecurity’s next phase: Cyber-deterrence

For decades, deterrence has effectively countered the threat of nuclear weapons. Can we achieve similar results against cyber weapons?
All indications are that voting was not subject to a cyberattack. Ballot box via

This election was not hacked – but it was attacked

Though there is no indication hackers affected the outcome of the election, we still must act to improve the cybersecurity of American elections.

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