As cyber-information technologies became “weapons of choice” in today’s geopolitics, the leading nation-states have engaged in the so-called latest technological race. The governments recognize the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain in offensive and defensive applications, and security, placing significant attention on the rapid adoption of these emerging technologies. Russia in particular has been “claiming” to pioneer blockchain technology.
Data localization laws require that certain types of data be stored within a country before being allowed to move outside that country’s borders. Internationally, there has been an increase in
“Big Brother is always watching” does not seem so far-fetched given the extensive cyber-surveillance powers in the world today. In response, privacy concerns have mounted both in the U.S and across
For the past year, Russia’s offensive cyber-activities in the United States have been under a spotlight. However, whether it is cyberattacks on U.S. governmental agencies by “patriotic” hackers or interference
On December 23, 2015, the control centers of three Ukrainian electricity distribution companies were remotely accessed. Taking control of the facilities’ SCADA systems, malicious actors opened breakers at some 30
What does the Pacific Northwest offer in innovation and collaboration on global cybersecurity policy? Enough for the D.C.-based Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars to partner with the Jackson School
During spring quarter, one of the Jackson School’s Applied Research Program student teams was given a daunting task – help Microsoft think about Brad Smith’s call for a Digital Geneva Convention. In addition to weighing in on current Microsoft strategy, the students found out that they were working on the exact same research task that Microsoft had asked RAND to tackle. The project was the fifth product of a Jackson School Applied Research collaboration with Microsoft’s Global Security Strategy & Diplomacy Team.