• How governments view powerful tools like the internet often determines how they treat them. In the West, governments have sought to let citizens freely and openly engage with cyberspace – for trade, culture, and civic discourse. Others, such as Russia and China, see the internet as a powerful tool to consolidate their power domestically and a threat to their sovereignty internationally. But doing so disregards the economic, social, and cultural globalization that the internet has helped manifest. The Cipher Brief’s Levi Maxey spoke with Chris Inglis, the former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency, about why governments might understand digital sovereignty differently and the negative impacts a fragmenting of the global digital commons could have.

  • On November 8, 2017, The Washington Post brought together business executives, leading cybersecurity experts, privacy advocates and others to discuss detection and prevention strategies for individuals and corporations. The experts examined the current and future cyber threat landscape and the solutions that could help consumers cope with this urgent problem.

  • Catch up on some of the latest cybersecurity news stories for the week ending 11/3/2017. Kaspersky published an explanation of how it came to have copies of stolen NSA malware (Equation Group). Also, lawyers from social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are facing Congressional questions regarding the sale of Russian ads during the 2016 presidential election. Plus news about Russian Fancy Bear's target list, and more....

  • Catch up on the latest in cybersecurity news for the week ending 10/28/2017 - REAPER botnet, Kaspersky Lab update, Russian phishing at CyCon, Bad Rabbit Ransomware, and more.

  • Warnings in the UK & Cyprus about trading using cryptocurrencies. An Ohio newspaper published an overview of the cyber vulnerabilities hackers could use to gain access to your car, truck, or SUV. And the President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, Brad Smith, told ITV News in England that he believes “with great confidence” that North Korea was responsible for the WannaCry ransomware attack on the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) in May 2017.