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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Why we need to fix CISPA, not kill it

Posted in Cybersecurity and Cyberwar, Privacy Regulation, Security Programs & Policies

I joined security guru Dan Kaminsky earlier this year to fight SOPA because it was bad for cybersecurity. For the same reason we joined in a Politico op-ed today to rebut attacks on CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act: We may have thrown some of the first stones, but SOPA was ultimately buried by… Continue Reading

Cyberwar Law: Rounds Two, and Three, and Four

Posted in Cybersecurity and Cyberwar, International, Security Programs & Policies

Earlier, I wrote an article for Foreign Policy about the foolishness of letting lawyers determine our cyberwar strategy. The ABA Journal has posted an extensive, no-holds-barred debate over the views expressed in that article. Gen. Charles Dunlap, a former deputy judge advocate general of the US Air Force, contradicts my article with passion, after which I… Continue Reading