The Pentagon recognizes the catastrophic threat posed by cyberwarfare, and is partnering with allied governments and private companies to prepare itself.
Cybersecurity expert Knake recommends the United States use international forums to promote mechanisms that address security concerns in cyberspace while ensuring the Internet remains open for the free exchange of ideas across national boundaries.
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Robert K. Knake testifies before the House of Representatives Committee on Science and Technology on the role of attack attribution in preventing cyber attacks and how attribution technologies can affect the anonymity and the privacy of Internet users.
Google's decision to end censorship of its search content in China, and Beijing's response, appear to strike a balance between holding to principles and doing business, but U.S.-China clouds continue to gather, writes CFR's Adam Segal.
This initiative is the product of several reviews of cybersecurity strategies from multiple government departments, especially the Cyberspace Policy Review.
How well prepared are IT professionals within U.S. government agencies to respond to foreign cyber threats? Will government initiatives, such as the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative and the creation of the U.S. National Cybersecurity Coordinator role, be effective in addressing the challenges facing U.S. critical IT infrastructure? What is the impact of compliance on security within the federal IT environment?
The recently released Annual Threat Assessment warned of cyberattacks and attacks by al-Qaeda, but that doesn't mean al-Qaeda is capable of cyberterrorism, says CFR's Robert K. Knake.
Dennis Blair, Director of National Intelligence, gave this testimony on the assessment of threats to national security to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on February 2, 2010.
As part of the New York Times' "Cyberwar" series examining the growing use of computer power as a weapon, David E. Sanger et al. discuss the U.S. government's failing efforts cyber security.
Reports of Predator drones' data losses in Iraq and Afghanistan should serve as a call to action to upgrade U.S. cybersecurity capabilities, says analyst James Lewis.
Wired's Noah Schachtman reports for the Danger Room on the susceptibility of U.S. Air Force ROVER video systems to hacking.
This report was prepared by the Northrop Grumman Corporation for the U.S. government's U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
Robert K. Knake argues that the Department of Homeland Security will fall short of its goal to hire 1,000 cybersecurity experts over the next three years.
Listen to Massimo Sarmi, chief executive officer of Poste Italiane, discuss the steps that his organization is taking to address cybersecurity threats.
Watch Massimo Sarmi, chief executive officer of Poste Italiane, discuss the steps that his organization is taking to address cybersecurity threats.
The International Telecommunication Union's Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA) produced this report. The GCA "is a framework for international cooperation aimed at enhancing confidence and security in the information society. The GCA is designed for cooperation and efficiency, encouraging collaboration with and between all relevant partners and building on existing initiatives to avoid duplicating efforts."
This report argues that the lack of sustained attention to energy issues is undercutting U.S. foreign policy and national security.
Knopf argues that the only remaining path for South Sudan is for an international transitional administration to run the country for a finite period.
The U.S. relationship with Israel is in trouble. Blackwill and Gordon offer six core policy proposals to repair, redefine, and invigorate the partnership.
To ensure the success of Myanmar's historic democratic transition, the United States should revise its outdated and counterproductive sanctions policy.
Alden provides an enlightening history of the last four decades of U.S. trade policies and a blueprint for how to keep the United States competitive in a globalized economy. More
In this award-winning biography of Alan Greenspan, Mallaby explores Greenspan's life and legacy and tells the story of the making of modern finance. More
In this incisive and deeply informed introduction to postapartheid South Africa, Campbell argues that the country’s future is bright. More
Learn more about CFR’s mission and its work over the past year in the 2016 Annual Report. The Annual Report spotlights new initiatives, high-profile events, and authoritative scholarship from CFR experts, and includes a message from CFR President Richard N. Haass.
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