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Sean Lawson
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Below are the top overnight cyber stories curated by c0nvey from the list of cyber and national security experts I follow on Twitter: Give your resume a boost with #IEEE’s new course programs in #CyberSecurity & Ethical… https://t.co/F71fYS8vmo by……

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There are daily reports at this point out of Europe of accusations being leveled at Russia for engaging in election cyber meddling. Here are just a few of the latest examples: Russia accused of launching hacking campaign during UK general election | The…

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A piece at euobserver today purports to tell the past, present, and future of Russian cyberwar.  All the usual suspects make an appearance: Estonia, Georgia, Ukraine. These operations are portrayed as successful and a portent of dangerous things to come. …

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I am posting a paper that my colleague Michael Middleton and I presented last fall at a conference at George Washington University. The paper provides a systematic analysis of the origins and use of “cyber Pearl Harbor” as an analogy and metaphor by…

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There has been a lot of buzz about President Trump’s forthcoming executive order on federal cybersecurity. There’s just one problem with the key provision of that order: It’s already been done. From CFR’s Net Politics blog: In briefings late January,…

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Over at the Council on Foreign Relations‘ Net Politics blog, Ben Buchanan, a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University’s Cybersecurity Project, provides a summary of his forthcoming book, The Cybersecurity Dilemma. The TL;DR is that Dr. Buchanan has…

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For years, I have been a critic of cyber security advocates’ use of doom rhetoric to call attention and motivate a response to cyber threats. Perhaps the chief example of such rhetoric is the cyber Pearl Harbor analogy, which as been used regularly in the…

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On Tuesday, Politico‘s Morning Cybersecurity brief had a couple interesting items related to cybersecurity and fake news. We’re seeing an increasing number of stories out of Germany, France, the UK, and elsewhere about the potential threat of cyber…
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