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April 10, 2018

Brazil
Brazil's Critical Infrastructure Faces a Growing Risk of Cyberattacks

Most of the world's critical infrastructure—nuclear plants, electrical transmission systems, water treatment plants, etc.—is managed by internet-connected hardware and software that makes them vulner…

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January 30, 2018

Ukraine
Cyber Mercenaries and the Crisis in Ukraine

Many states outsource their cyber operations to non-state actors, with varying degrees of control over their actions. The crisis in Ukraine is a perfect example of this phenomenon. 

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September 15, 2017

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: September 15, 2017

This week: Kaspersky booted from U.S. government computers, the White House voids a Chinese acquisition, Bitcoin takes a tumble, and Facebook announces monetization guidelines.

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July 6, 2017

Cybersecurity
Cyber Week in Review: July 7, 2017

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Just let me banya with the FSB in peace. The U.S Senate is looking to shut out Kaspersky fr…

Kaspersky

August 13, 2015

China
Putin’s Russia and Africa

This is a guest post by Eugene Steinberg, an assistant editor at the Council on Foreign Relations. From 1961 to 1992, one of Moscow’s most prestigious schools bore the name of Patrice Lumumba, the S…

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June 12, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: June 12, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: Kaspersky announced it was the victim of a recent cyber espionage campaign, where the intrude…

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March 6, 2015

United States
Ten Vietnam War Novels to Read

All week I have been blogging on the best histories, memoirs, films, and songs to mark Sunday’s fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the first U.S. combat troops in Vietnam. Today I want to look at…

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February 3, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Apartheid Killer to Be Paroled in South Africa

Through the use of death squads many apartheid defenders conducted a dirty war against those whom they perceived as threatening the regime. Victims were of all races, and included Chris Hani, who was…

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January 16, 2015

Defense and Security
You Might Have Missed: Drone Pilots, Press Freedom, and CIA Accountability

Daily Press Briefing, U.S. Department of State, January 15, 2015. MARIE HARF: So clearly, we think that media organizations should have the right publish what they want. Doesn’t mean they have to pr…

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October 23, 2014

Does China Have a Rare Earth Weapon?

It’s been four years since China cut sales of rare earth elements (REEs) to Japan during a naval standoff between the two powers.  Panic spread to markets and governments as people tried to figure ou…

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