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  • Let’s Stop Playing Whac-a-Mole on our networks

    The White House has been slow to the cyber defense problem and continues to miss the boat.  For years we’ve been playing Whac-a-Mole, but there are too many moles in the garden to whack.  The President’s proposal for better information sharing with the private sector would be a good thing; Congress should pass that bill. [...]

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  • Merely an attack on a German steel producer — or is it a message to Germany?

    This link will take you to an account of a sophisticated, network-enabled attack on a German steel producer that disrupted production and caused physical damage to a blast furnace.  We are the beginning, not the end, of an era in which proliferating and uncontrollable expertise, backed by very little capital, can be leveraged to cause [...]

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  • State-Sponsored IP Theft: The Huge Hole in the WTO — and How to Fix It

    How is it that the world’s trading nations, including Russia and China, are obligated by treaty to protect other nationals’ intellectual property within their own borders, but are free to steal it when operating abroad?  Near-universal digitization of information and pervasive connectivity have turned state-sponsored IP theft into a plague.   The World Trade Organization was created [...]

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