France's Major Statement on International Law and Cyber: An Assessment – Just Security

Last week, the French Ministry of the Armies (formerly the Ministry of Defense) released the most significant statement to date by any State regarding the application of international law in cyberspace. Droit International Appliqué aux Opérations dans le Cyberspace (International Law Applicable to Operations in Cyberspace) follows on the heels of an important speech by […]

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Opinion: Cyber attacks threaten security of 2020 election – The Mercury News

Following the 2016 elections, investigators found evidence that Russian hackers successfully infiltrated the computerized voting systems of several states. Hackers also stole data from campaigns and weaponized social media polarizing the electorate against and for certain candidates.  All of this undermines the trust we all place in the United States’ election system. There is nothing […]

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Security agencies feared state and territory electoral commissions were targeted in cyber attack – ABC News

Australia’s security agencies were concerned that state and territory electoral commissions may also have been targeted as part of a cyber attack on federal political parties, according to previously confidential documents obtained by 7.30. Key points: The cyber attack was revealed in February, with suspicion falling on China The electoral commissions say there is no […]

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Chatterjee warns U.S. needs to improve energy security after Saudi attack – Houston Chronicle

WASHINGTON – The nation’s top energy regulator said the attacks on Saudi Arabia last Saturday are a reminder of the need to improve security around U.S. pipelines and other energy infrastructure. “It hit home,” Neil Chatterjee, chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, said of the attacks, during an interview Thursday. “I’ve been calling for […]

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