Botnets—groups of computers infected with malicious software often used for crime—cost the economy billions of dollars each year. Technology makers, ISPs, cybersecurity companies, and law enforcement need to work together across the globe to fight botnets.
China is once again conducting cyber-enabled theft of U.S. intellectual property to advance its technological capabilities. To combat the problem, the United States should build a multinational coalition, sanction Chinese companies, and strengthen cyber defenses.
Threats to national and economic security emanating from cyberspace are all too real, but public disclosure of these incidents is exceedingly rare. A new Council on Foreign Relations Cyber Brief provides recommendations for policymakers.
5G networks could revolutionize the digital economy, but with this opportunity come major cybersecurity challenges. A new Council on Foreign Relations Cyber Brief provides recommendations for policymakers.
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