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Report and Recommendations of The President’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technologies

Below is the text of the actual report. I am sure that our writers Tara and Benni will have more about this, soon.

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Going on the offensive against cyberattacks – The Washington Post

On July 25, 2012, The Washington Post’s published an editorial entitled “Slipping through the ’Net” in its mobile edition or “Stockpiling arms against cyberattacks” in its regular online edition querying why there is so much “complacency” in the face of evidence and reports that “the current strategic cyber environment is fundamentally unstable.” (Quoting a report […]

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How China Steals Our Secrets: Richard Clarke (NYT)

On April 2nd, 2012, Richard Clarke wrote an op-ed for the New York Times on Chinese cyberespionage.  To open, Mr. Clarke put the problem in context: the Chinese are destroying the United States' competitive edge through "the greatest transfer of wealth in history."  Indeed, hackers stole an American company's research–compiled over 10 years and worth […]

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Cyber Roundup (3/28): A glimpse at cyber ROEs, China behind RSA attack, Richard Clarke on Stuxnet and China, and a growing N. Korean cyber threat

A busy night in cyber news . . . *** Carlo Munoz reported for The Hill on the upcoming release of cyber rules of engagement (ROE) for the U.S. military.  Mostly citing to testimony given by Gen. Keith Alexander (CyberComm/NSA), the article explained that the ROEs will "expand existing Pentagon protocols regarding cyberattacks beyond military […]

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Cyber Attacks Can Spark Real Wars: WSJ

On Feb. 16th, 2012, Richard Clarke (author of Cyber War: The Next National Security Threat and What to Do About It) wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal on the recent tit-for-tat cyberwar in the Middle East.  That cyberwar was really just a series of DDOS attacks and web site defacements between Israeli and […]

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Feb 17th, 2012 Current Affairs

Cyberwar Is The New Yellowcake, Fueling A Cybersecurity-Industrial Complex: Wired

On Feb. 14th, 2012, Jerry Brito and Tate Watkins wrote a provocative article for Wired.  The authors expressed skepticism for the national response to cyber-threats and drew parallels between reports of possible cyberattacks and the "threat inflation we saw in the run-up to the Iraq War."  Specifically, the authors argued that supporters of cybersecurity regulations […]

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Feb 14th, 2012 Criticism

China-Based Hacking Of 760 Companies Reflects Global Cyber War: Bloomberg

On Dec. 13th, 2011, Michael Riley and John Walcott wrote a fantastic article for Bloomberg Businessweek on the depths of Chinese cyber espionage against the US.  The article highlighted the lengths that the Chinese will go to in order to extract US information.  Specifically, the article mentioned how Chinese hackers went after a provider of […]

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Cyber Weaknesses Should Deter US From Waging War: AP

On November 7th, 2011, Lolita Baldor reported for the AP that Richard Clarke, a former top US cybersecurity official, believes that US networks are so vulnerable to attack that it should deter US leaders from going to war.  In fact, Clarke would advise the president against attacking countries like China, North Korea, Russia, and Iran […]

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DARPA Begs Hackers: Wired

On November 7th, 2011, Spencer Ackerman wrote for Wired how DARPA recently appealed to pony-tailed, "visionary" hackers to help secure US military networks.  To do so, DARPA convened a "cyber colloquium" in which it discussed persistent vulnerabilities in DOD networks that the DOD can't defend on its own.  Speakers at the colloquium included Richard Clarke, […]

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China Is In The Cyber Crosshairs: Government Computer News

On October 28th, 2011, William Jackson wrote for Government Computer News on how it is increasingly apparent that China is behind a lot of hacking and espionage that is going on in the United States, and whether an international response is called for.  Although there are always attribution problems, the article notes that China hosts […]

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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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