Fragmented authority for national cyber defense and global supply chains for building software stack the deck against US cybersecurity.
A scholar of cyber conflict sets out why retaliation doesn't prevent future attacks, and explains what might have a better chance.
Russian interference deeply marked the 2016 American presidential election. Four years later, let's analyze the form and impact of disinformation coming from Russia.
Russian agents reportedly placed malware in U.S. voter registration systems in 2016 and are actively interfering in the 2020 election. Here's the state of election cybersecurity.
Russian-affiliated Twitter accounts changed what they posted about, and used both text and images in ways that shed light on how these information warriors work.
The Russian cyberthreat, now targeting coronavirus vaccine research, goes back over three decades, extends into the country's educational systems and criminal worlds, and shows no signs of letting up.
China and the United States are not at war, but cyberspace has created opportunities for intelligence gathering, influence and sabotage that are already taking place.
Though the effects were less this time, voters across the globe should remain vigilant against disinformation campaigns and election system hacking.
A new strategy for U.S. Cyber Command seeks to block enemies from achieving their objectives – but may not be successful, and could have unforeseen consequences.
There’s an orderly fashion to so-called disruptive "manifestations", as they’re called in French. But the "gilets jaunes" didn’t follow the rules. So who exactly broke the rules?
Monitoring the spread of mis-information and dis-information during the Swedish national elections by a group of scholars and journalist could set a precedent elsewhere.
The claim of "resistance" inside the White House offers the possibility of government by Trump appointees who prefer to keep their positions rather than publicly denounce a man they disapprove of.
Russia is trying to create social tension in the US to boost its own strength on the world stage. That includes targeting society itself.
Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn't very difficult, nor expensive.
Some behaviors might help tell propaganda-spewing trolls apart from regular internet users, but the main protection is for people to think more critically about online information.
Power utilities' cybersecurity practices may be effective, but need to evolve over time. And all companies operating elements of the grid – even the small ones – should step up.
Russian hackers are coupling old propaganda strategies with new technologies to attack and exploit not just computers and stored data, but how people think.
Cybersecurity experts in the US knew about Russian intelligence agencies' activities, but may not have had any idea how comprehensive and integrated they were – until now.
Third in the Oxford-style debate series, this article argues against the motion that “the impact reflected by Trump is here to stay” by focusing on the transitory nature of his presidency.
The difference between probing and mapping and actually attacking depends on the intent of the people doing it, which is hard to figure out and may change. The dangers, however, remain worrying.