Media

Articles by Joel Brenner

The New Industrial Espionage

The American Interest, December 10, 2014

 

Critical Infrastructure Vulnerabilities Affect U.S. Freedom of Action

Washington Post, October 24, 2014

 

Mr. Wemmick’s Condition; or, Privacy as a Dispostion

Lawfare Reserarch Paper Series, v. 2, no. 1, January 2, 2014

 

The FISA Court is Tougher than the Media Says

The New Republic — October 18, 2013

 

Clapper and Wyden:  Scenes From a Sandbagging

At the now famous NSA hearing, a senator laid a dirty trap.

Why we shouldn’t applaud.

The New Republic — July 2, 2103

 

Is Anyone Really Responsible for Your Company’s Data Security?

Harvard Business Review — June 19, 2013

Gray Matter:

Getting tough with China without war talk

Foreign Policy — March 8, 2013

 

Network News

Sandy turned off the lights, the phones, and the heat.  A cyber attack could make it all happen again.

Foreign Policy – November 7, 2012

 

The Calm Before the Storm

It’s happening: massive cyber theft of the technology that keeps Americans employed and gives us out edge. A veteran intelligence official explains how America can prepare itself.
Foreign Policy – September 6, 2011

 

Spies at Work Know Where to Find Your Secrets

Bloomberg – February 10, 2011

 

Information Oversight: Practical Lessons from Foreign Intelligence

Published jointly by the Center for Democracy & Technology and the Heritage Foundation
September 30, 2004

 

Joel Brenner in the Media

Will Obama’s NSA Policy Alter the Nature of Intelligence?

NPR, Interview with Rachel Martin, January 19, 2014

 

On Changes at NSA

BBC World News Interview – January 17, 2014

 

Whistleblowers and the Media

CNN, Reliable Sources, October 20, 2013

 

Judy Woodruff Interviews Joel Brenner About NSA

The PBS News Hour, August 1, 2013

 

How Did Low Level Employees Access National Secrets?

CBS Evening News with Scott Peley, July 30, 2013

 

Under Attack by China, but Is It “War”?

CNN, June 19, 2013

 

Will The NSA Rethink Its Data Collection System?

NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin talks to Joel Brenner – June 16, 2013

 

Secrets Are Just as Hard as Privacy to Maintain in the Digital Age

A talk with Dina Temple-Raston on NPR’s “All Things Considered” – June 11, 2013

 

Getting Serious About Chinese Cyber Theft

Defcon 3 with KT McFarland – February 27, 2013

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Explaining the Risks to Critical Infrastructure

The PBS News Hour – August 8, 2012

 

Interview  on Critical Infrastructure

Defcon 3 with KT McFarland – August 1, 2012

 

On Leaking

FederalNewsRadio – June 21, 2012

 

Does Leaking Information Harm National Security?

NPR – June 12, 2012

 

Cyber Wars and Security Leaks

CTV News – June 11, 2012

 

America the Vulnerable

Fox News – May 9, 2012

 

How Much Have Foreign Hackers Stolen?

New York Times – February 14, 2012

 

Traveling Light in a Time of Digital Thievery

New York Times – February 10, 2012

 

China, Russia stealing U.S. technology

CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley – November 3, 2011

 

In a World of Cyber Theft, U.S. Names China, Russia as Main Culprits

Washington Post – November 3, 2011

 

China, Russia Top List Of U.S. Economic Cyberspies

NPR, All Things Considered – November 3, 2011

 

Stuxnet Raises ‘Blowback’ Risk In Cyberwar

NPR, Morning Edition – November 2, 2011

 

On Transparency in Intelligence

YouTube: Carnegie Council, New York City – October 11, 2011

 

America’s Digital Vulnerability

MSNBC: The Dylan Ratigan Show – October 4, 2011

 

Defending America Against Cyber Espionage

Fox News: Happening Now – October 4, 2011

 

Joel Brenner: “America the Vulnerable”

The Diane Rehm Show – October 3, 2011

 

In China, business travelers take extreme precautions to avoid cyber-espionage

Washington Post – September 26, 2011

 

Chinese cyberwar video goes missing

Washington Post – August 25, 2011

 

Cyber attack shows constant threat to key intel

CBS News – June 1, 2011

US arms makers said to be bleeding secrets to cyber foes

MSNBC – May 31, 2011

 

China’s spying seeks secret US info

Boston Globe – May 7, 2011

 

Bradley Manning is at the center of the WikiLeaks controversy. But who is he?

The Washington Post – May 4, 2011

 

Special report: In cyberspy vs. cyberspy, China has the Edge

Reuters – April 14, 2011

 

U.S. Spy Agency Is Said to Investigate Nasdaq Hacker Attack

Bloomberg – March 30, 2011

 

Post-9/11 Intel Sharing at Risk after WikiLeaks

CBS News – November 30, 2010

 

Remarks by the National Counterintelligence Executive Dr. Joel F. Brenner at the 4th Annual Multi-INT Conference

Office of the Director of National Intelligence – February 24, 2009

 

CBS video: Cybersecurity at the Olympics CNET – August 8, 2008

CNET – August 8, 2008

 

The NCIX: We Need to Talk

Federal News Radio – July 10, 2008

 

American Bar Association: CounterIntelligence Threats

C-SPAN – March 29, 2007