Truman Project Defense Council Member Andrew Borene discusses cybersecurity, NSA, Edward Snowden, and more specifically, encryption technology. Click here to listen to the entire audio.
With each revelation of the National Security Agency’s vast surveillance network, one thing is becoming clear: The generals charged with designing and managing the agency’s initiatives—NSA Director Keith Alexander and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper—have been unable or unwilling to call attention to critical program details with broad societal implications. The Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday that […]
Recently, top lawmakers in Washington, including Sen. Dianne Feinstein, talked publicly about reconsidering cybersecurity legislation — legislation that has failed to become law multiple times. While President Barack Obama’s executive order is making progress in attempts to shore up some cyberweaknesses, difficult questions remain, particularly regarding personal privacy. We do not have to compromise our […]
Truman National Security Project Fellow Chris Finan is mentioned in this Reuters article on cyber security. The U.S. military’s Cyber Command is due to quadruple in size by 2015 with 4,000 new personnel while Britain announced a new Joint Cyber Reserve last month. From Brazil to Indonesia, similar forces have been set up. But demand […]
According to a recent report, Brazil holds the dubious distinction of having witnessed the second largest decline in internet freedom of any country in 2013. This is a direct result of its schizophrenic internet policies that must be changed. Rather than breathing new life into efforts to limit a free and open internet—through enhanced governmental and United […]