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CFR experts investigate the impact of information and communication technologies on security, privacy, and international affairs.

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Not The Cyber Deterrence the United States Wants

Jason Healey is senior research scholar at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and was a member of the Defense Science Board’s task force on cyber deterrence. You can follow him @Jason_Healey. Read More

June 11, 2018

United States
Trump Administration Cyber Reports Offer No New Ideas and Highlight Problems with Its Own Actions

Two new State Department reports fail to acknowledge the crisis facing U.S. cyber policy and recycle ideas that have been around for years. 

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June 8, 2018

Cyber Week in Review: June 8, 2018

This week: the Trump administration cuts a deal with ZTE, France tries to define disinformation in law, Facebook gave cellphone manufacturers access to user data, and Edward Snowden.

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June 7, 2018

North Korea
Whether The Kim-Trump Summit in Singapore Succeeds or Fails, North Korean Cyberattacks Likely to Continue

Getting Kim Jong Un to give up his nuclear weapons will be hard. Getting him to give up North Korea's formidable offensive cyber capability will be even harder. 

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