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The COVID Catalyst

Progress in [environmental protection, education, and global health research], however, is wholly dependent upon robust cybersecurity. Without a solid virtual foundation, the ability to move forward in any of these areas will always be held at risk.

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Schneier on Security – “Crypto-Gram” Newsletter

I am a public-interest technologist, working at the intersection of security, technology, and people. I’ve been writing about security issues on my blog since 2004, and in my monthly newsletter since 1998. I’m a Special Advisor to IBM Security, a fellow and lecturer at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and a board member of EFF. This personal website expresses the opinions of none of those organizations.

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Lawfare Blog – Cybersecurity

As our lives become increasingly dependent upon computer systems and cyber technologies grow ever more sophisticated, the internet has emerged as the new battleground of the 21st century. From criminals’ stealing credit card and social security number information to foreign governments’ hacking into American companies’ information systems, cyber attacks can take on myriad forms, prompting the government to formulate new measures to protect online security. Since cyberwarfare knows no territorial bounds, ensuring cybersecurity will also require international cooperation and an updated understanding of jus ad bellum, as it applies to cyber attacks.

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Securing the Internet of Things

“Internet of Things: One way to look at it — Smart Home, Smart Assistant, Smart City, Smart Car, Smart Device — anything “Smart.”” CISA Security Tip – Securing the Internet of Things DHS, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency CISA Security …

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William Hugh Murray

An Interview with William Hugh Murray – A discussion of the rapidly evolving realm of practical cyber security

Communications of the ACM, March 2019
By Peter J. Denning

“What has changed over those years is not the need for security, but the risks and costs of insecurity. It should be clear to a casual reader of the news, let alone those with access to intelligence sources, that what we are doing is not working. It is both costly and dangerous… Most of the resistance to using these practices comes from loss of convenience. Good security is not convenient. But it is absolutely necessary for the security of our assets and the reliability of the many critical systems on which we all depend.”

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