Cyberspace Needs Global Norms — Here’s Where to Start

February 04, 2020

Cyberspace is a realm in dire need of global norms. Despite the growing number and staggering impact of cyberattacks — across both private and public sectors — cyberspace remains largely ungoverned. Most cyberattacks, like the technology they ride on, cut across borders, rendering national...

Don’t Underestimate North Korea’s Cyber Efforts

March 21, 2018

Cyber operations in North Korea are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Cyber operations in North Korea (DPRK) are more diverse, aggressive and capable than often realized. According to the cyber security firm FireEye, “There is no question that DPRK has become increasingly aggressive with...

Sexting: A Reconfiguring of Childhood?

July 12, 2017

Are we witnessing the disappearance of childhood, at least in the way we’ve understood it for generations? Everyone must at some point wonder if the internet and the apparent dependency it has introduced is a benediction digitally bonded to a curse — or several curses. Barely a week goes by...

WannaCry: The Role of Government in Cyber-Intrusions

May 18, 2017

What role should governments play when it comes to cybersecurity? The WannaCry cyber-incident of May 12, which involved the British National Health Service (NHS), has received a good deal of coverage. Comments focused on whether the attack was preventable and if it presents increased...

Will President Trump Take Cyber Threats Seriously?

March 14, 2017

As the past year demonstrated, cyber has the growing potential to be an effective and dangerously destabilizing foreign policy tool. Bolstering cybersecurity will continue to be an issue of increasing importance for the United States in the coming years. Malicious activity in the cyber realm...