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Cybersecurity debate moves to Senate: The Hill/HuffPo

I didn’t put anything up on the blog, but you probably already know that CISPA passed in the House on Thursday.  Check out this Huffington Post article by Zach Carter & Sabrina Siddiqui for coverage; interestingly, the bill passed with a 288 to 127 margin, indicating that the bill had support from a number of […]

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Apr 20th, 2013 Legislation, White House

Mike Rogers: CISPA Cybersecurity Bill Opponents Are Teens In Their Basements (HuffPo/NYT)

Talk about a provocative headline.  Via a Huffington Post article written by Sabrina Siddiqui, Rep. Mike Rogers (the sponsor of CISPA) said “that most opponents to his controversial cybersecurity bill are teenagers in their basements.”  Here’s the video:   Siddiqui goes on to note that the ACLU joins the basement-dwellers in their opposition to CISPA. […]

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Apr 17th, 2013 Criticism, Legislation

Myths and Facts about CISPA: Dutch Ruppersberger

Found this via a tweet by Rep. Ruppersberger . . . not sure of the exact source, but it looks to be advocacy material from Rep. Ruppersberger’s office. Anywho, here’s a myth/fact sheet on CISPA.  The myths and facts may be a bit biased (Rep. Ruppersberger supports CISPA), but it’s still worth a look.  Here’s […]

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Apr 15th, 2013 Legislation

Intel panel hopes to avoid new cybersecurity fight with Pres. Obama: The Hill

Jennifer Martinez wrote for The Hill and gave us an update on CISPA.  According to Martinez, Reps. Rogers & Ruppersberger are trying to get ahead of a possible White House veto threat by proposing changes to CISPA in order to address privacy concerns.  The bill moves into markup this week. Remember that CISPA already passed […]

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Privacy advocates: Cybersecurity bill faces tough odds in Congress this year (The Hill)

Jennifer Martinez writes for The Hill on opposition to CISPA 2.0.  Noting that Reps. Rogers and Ruppersberger have re-introduced CISPA (which already passed the House in the Spring of 2012), Martinez explained that privacy groups still fear language in the bill which would/could “allow companies to send customers’ electronic communications–including personal information–to the intelligence community […]

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Feb 17th, 2013 Legislation, privacy

Obama’s Cyber Attack: WSJ

On 9/23, The Wall Street Journal posted an op-ed on President Obama’s cybersecurity policy.  Unfortunately, the article may be behind a paywall; sometimes I put the article’s title into Google and it will allow me to review it on free pass whereas it previously blocked me.  Anyways, the op-ed questions President Obama’s approach with the […]

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Cyber Roundup (5/4): Sec. Clinton raises cyberespionage with China, Mozilla not a fan of CISPA, UK’s SOCA suffers cyberattack, states unsure about cybersecurity, more Chinese cyberespionage, and Stuxnet is from Texas?

A quick survey of today's news . . . *** Reuters reported that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed concern to Chinese leaders over the pervasive level of Chinese cyberespionage.  The article didn't mention how or if the Chinese responded.  Perhaps a first step in the Obama administration openly confronting the Chinese? *** Andy Greenberg […]

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House Passes CISPA: WSJ

On April 27, 2012, Siobhan Gorman reported for the Wall Street Journal on how CISPA, a controversial cybersecurity bill, passed with a 248-168 vote in the House of Representatives.  The bill had pretty solid bipartisan support, with 42 Democrats joining 206 Republicans.  Now the big question is how the Senate will respond.  CISPA looks more […]

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Apr 27th, 2012 Legislation

Cyber Roundup (4/25): Pres. Obama threatens CISPA veto, Al-Qaeda Seeks cyber-attack skills, Russia gathers support for a UN cyber treaty, and Iran’s cyber army

Yet another busy night in cyber news . . . *** Jonathan Allen and Jennifer Martinez reported for Politico on how the Obama administration threatened to veto CISPA if it arrived at the presidents desk in its current form.  Notably, the administration wants to see more privacy protections for users' personal information.  Some House Republicans […]

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Cyber Roundup (4/24): More CISPA, Pentagon pilot program expands, Cyber ROEs, US Cyber Policy review, and cyber theft of corporate intellectual property

A quick survey of today's news . . . *** Gerry Smith reported for the Huffington Post on how the authors of CISPA will amend the bill to address privacy concerns.  Specifically, Rep. Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger will amend CISPA to limit the federal government's use of information shared through private companies to the […]

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Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a second year student at SU College of Law. Christopher is a non-traditional student, returning to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering and in addition to being a full-time student, Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a second year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic.Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

is a third year law student at Syracuse College of Law. She is also pursuing a Master of Arts in International Relations at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She currently serves as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a third year student at Syracuse College of Law. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She is a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was recently awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and as an extern in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. Full biography

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography

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