Global Cyberattack Came From Shared Failure to Acknowledge Threat

Ross Schulman wrote for the New York Daily News about the collective failure that led to the global WCRY ransomware attack.

4 ways Congress can provide stronger privacy protections

Congress must grapple with Americans growing demands for more robust protections of their right to privacy.

Incidental Collection Is Extremely Troubling, Regardless of Legality

Robyn Greene wrote for Just Security on the reality of incidental collection.

Testimony Before the House Homeland Security Committee

OTI has long urged Congress to take a holistic approach to cybersecurity policy, rather than focusing solely on information sharing.

Weed Whacking the Economy

If Ajit Pai, the new head of the FCC, razes the rules he’s criticized in the past, the harm to the American economy will be substantial.

Let's Have an Adult Conversation on Encryption

Having an “adult” conversation about encryption means talking about how law enforcement can adapt to a world where encryption is more common

Protect the Free and Open Internet

Over the past quarter-century, both Democratic and Republican administrations have supported a free, open, and globally connected internet.

Now It’s Much Easier for Government Agencies to Get NSA Surveillance Data

We may simply never know the full impact these new procedures will have on our privacy.

Congress has one more shot to delay government hacking expansion

Beyond cybersecurity concerns, government hacking poses a unique threat to privacy.

A Largely Jargon-Free Guide to ICANN

A jargon-free look at how ICANN and ownership of the internet actually works.

Open Technology: Values, Compromises, and Ownership

Technology has impacted everything from how we understand and interact with the world around us to how we manage our own personal data.

The Spies in Your Email

The Yahoo case raises serious questions about user security.