To Preserve National Security, U.S. Should Support Budapest Convention

Based on the rules Russia has proposed that oppose the Budapest Convention, the United States should continue to support the international collaboration within the Budapest Convention. The United States currently is involved in maintaining the balance between upholding its own cybersecurity laws and helping other countries uphold theirs. By keeping…

Russia’s Cyber Campaigns

On July 12, 2019, Posted by , In Europe, By ,,, , With Comments Off on Russia’s Cyber Campaigns

By Izatt Folkman Russia has a long history of cyber warfare. lists several of the important cyberattacks fueled by Russia during the 21st century. The Committee to Investigate Russia is a non-profit organization that worked during the Robert Mueller investigation as an aggregation of news pertaining to Russia’s affiliation…

The State of American Cyber Security

American cyber security efforts have been severely restricted. Domestic political pressures like sequestration and the government shutdown have undercut U.S. cyber defenses. Foreign political pressures have also increased in the wake of the Edward Snowden incident. These pressures have left the United States more vulnerable to cyber attacks from both state and non-state actors. If these trends continue, America will face increasingly serious threats from state actors and even more serious threats from terrorist organizations.

Cybersecurity: Closing the Back Door to America’s Enemies

On January 31, 2013, Posted by , In Asia,Middle East,North America, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Cybersecurity: Closing the Back Door to America’s Enemies

On October 25, 2012, The New York Times published an eye-opening report on an extensive, billion-dollar business empire constructed by relatives of China’s prime minister, Wen Jiabao.  Three months later, the Times revealed it had been undergoing intense cyber attacks even before the report was publicly released.  Cooperating with AT&T,…