December 5, 2018Digital Policy
Justin Sherman is a cybersecurity policy fellow at New America. Robert Morgus is the deputy director of the FIU - New America Cybersecurity Capacity Building Partnership and a senior policy analyst a…
December 4, 2018South Africa
At the huge FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on December 2, more than one hundred thousand people participated in the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, sponsored by the Motsepe Foundation. The event raised some $7 billion in commitments for the relief of poverty across the African continent, from big corporations, governments, and small donors. Performers included Beyonce, Jay-Z, and Usher, and speakers included a variety of South African political, economic, and traditional leaders, as well as Mandela’s family. In the audience was Oprah, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, and numerous other heads of state. The event was hosted by South African comedian Trevor Noah.
November 28, 2018Argentina
This week's G20 summit promises to be a dramatic spectacle. The ongoing U.S.-China trade war, a showdown in the Kerch Strait, and an international murder mystery will be among the intrigues.
November 26, 2018Cybersecurity
Contrary to what many assume, a public-private partnership to combat botnets doesn’t have to be initiated or led by the U.S. federal government.
November 20, 2018Technology and Innovation
During a recent CFR roundtable, Professor Safiya Noble spoke about digital human rights – an issue on which she is advising the United Nations. Dr. Noble explores the biases against women and people …
November 19, 2018Cybersecurity
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.