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From the Mob to Apple: Government Hacking is Nothing New

The United States is at a fork in the road, and we must consider what role law enforcement hacking should play in criminal investigations.

From the Mob to Apple: Government Hacking is Nothing New

The United States is at a fork in the road, and we must consider what role law enforcement hacking should play in criminal investigations.


Cybersecurity Initiative's Peter W. Singer Testifies to Congress

Peter W. Singer Testifies to Congress on "Digital Acts of War", sharing thoughts on cybersecurity and deterrence.


The Problems with Seeking and Avoiding True Attribution to Cyber Attacks

Attribution to cyber attacks means different things to different audiences. In some cases analysts only care about grouping multiple intrusi


No, Norse is Not a Bellwether of the Threat Intel Industry but Does Hold Lessons Learned

Brian Krebs published an outstanding report today titled “Sources: Security Firm Norse Corp. Imploding” which has led to the emergence of a


Context for the Claim of a Cyber Attack on the Israeli Electric Grid

Dr. Yuval Steinitz, the Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water resources, announced today at the CyberTech Conference in Tel


Facts, Hype, and Takeaways from Reports on Iranian Activity Against the Power Grid and a Dam

Yesterday a report on Iranian activity focused on a small dam in New York was released by Danny Yadron at the Wall Street Journal. Today a r


Minimum Viable Products are Dubious in Critical Infrastructure

Minimum Viable Products in the critical infrastructure community are increasingly just mislabeled BETA tests; that needs to be communicated


The Lessons of Ghost Fleet and the Tech Race for the Future of War

On November 3, 2015, Peter W. Singer was invited to testify to the Senate Armed Services Committee for a hearing on "The Future of War."


The ICS Cybersecurity Challenge is Live for Registrations

Over the past few weeks I’ve been working with Jon Lavender (Dragos Security CTO) to get the website and challenges ready for the ICS Cybers


Security Awareness and ICS Cyber Attacks: Telling the Right Story

A lack of security awareness and the culture that surrounds security is a widely understood problem in the cyber security community. In the


A Bug in the System

Last week, a group of 75 security researchers, user-rights advocates, and software vendors, united in the goal of creating a more secure Int


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