Truman National Security Project


Snowden and the weakness of typed passwords

With the flick of his wrist and a few keystrokes, Edward Snowden hand-typed other people’s passwords and initiated data downloads in what has become the greatest national security information breach in U.S. history. According to a Reuters report, Snowden “persuaded between 20 and 25 fellow workers” at the National Security Agency to give him their […]

Cagle Cartoons: How Will China Respond?

Truman Project Fellow Jason Stanford examines the fallout of the Justice Department indictment of Chinese nationals for cyber espionage. After tiptoeing around the obvious for years, the Obama administration finally did something about corporate espionage when it indicted five Chinese military officers this week. The good news, says one of our country’s top cybersecurity experts, […]

The Jeff Santos Show: Matthew Rhoades

Truman Project Director of Cyberspace and Security Matt Rhoades discusses cyber espionage. Part 1 Part 2

FCW: China faces cyber espionage charges

Truman Project Director of Cyberspace & Security Programs Matthew Rhoades discusses the ramifications of the United States charging Chinese spies with cyber crimes. While U.S.-China cooperation on cybersecurity appears strained, the indictment “may create momentum on the international stage for some type of agreement on cybercrime” in forums such as the European Union’s Convention on […]

Homeland Security News Wire: Cybersecurity bill not likely before a crisis proves its necessity

Truman Project Director of the Cyberspace & Security Program Matthew Rhoades is featured in a piece about the Truman Conference 2014 Cyber Simulation. A recent simulation, with 350 participants from congressional staffs, the cybersecurity sector, and the U.S. military, examined whether or not Congress was capable of passing a comprehensive cybersecurity legislation to protect the country’s critical […]

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