The U.S. government's effort to persuade other countries to adopt norms of responsibility for cyberspace faces a significant obstacle: computers located in the United States host much of the malicious software used to carry out cyberattacks. Robert K. Knake explains in this latest Cyber Brief.
Beginning with the Stuxnet virus launched by the US at an Iranian nuclear facility in 2010 and continuing through to the most recent Sony hacking scandal, A Hacked World Order exposes how the internet has ushered in a new era of geopolitical maneuvering and reveals the tremendous and terrifying implications for our economic livelihood, security, and personal identity.
On November 4, 2015, the Council on Foreign Relations held symposium bringing together leading policymakers and experts to address the state of cybersecurity in the United States and abroad. The discussion covered U.S. legislation, offensive cyber activity and norms of behavior, and cybersecurity around the world.
The Internet’s transformative power has created challenges for governments on a host of policy issues. A new Council on Foreign Relations interactive assesses them through video, a timeline of Internet milestones, an issue brief, and policy recommendations.
The European Court of Justice struck down the Safe Harbor framework, which has governed data transfers between the United States and the European Union for the last fifteen years. CFR Senior Fellow for Digital Policy Karen Kornbluh explains.
Beginning with the Stuxnet virus launched by the US at an Iranian nuclear facility in 2010 and continuing through to the most recent...
The Digital and Cyberspace Policy program addresses one of the most challenging issues facing the country in the 21st century: how to keep the global Internet open, secure, and resilient in the face of unprecedented threats.