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Cyber Roundup: Russia’s Cyberstrategy Open for Comment; UK Launches “Cyber Streetwise” Campaign; Apple Co-Founder Speaks on Behalf of Xiaomi, Inc.

Russia’s Defense Ministry has opened up its new cyberstrategy for public comment.  Entitled “Conceptual Views Regarding the Activity of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation in the Information Space,” Lawfare Blog reports that the concept has three main points: control, prevention, and solution of cyber conflicts.  However, there is no mention in the strategy […]

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Brazil, Germany Submit Draft Resolution to UNGA in Response to NSA

The 68th session of the United Nation’s General Assembly has convened with an eye toward enhancing international regulation of cyberspace and, as The Nation reports, two of the main rivaling superpowers—the U.S. and Russia—appear prepared to make concessions. However, according to The Miami Herald, in light of recent news of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance […]

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NSA Documents Leaked to Governments of Brazil, Mexico–Journalists Talk State Sovereignty

Various media outlets have reported on Glenn Greenwald’s activities over the weekend, which are the subject of this post.  However, I found NBC Bay Area’s recitation of events to be most helpful in understanding the crux of the story.  Based on that report, here’s what happened: Over the weekend, Greenwald, the Rio de Janeiro-based American […]

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Did Iran Hijack The ‘Beast’? US Experts Cautious About Bold Claims: The Christian Science Monitor

This is deja vu all over again.  If there has been one constant throughout this entire drone episode, it's that no one expert can agree on anything. On Dec. 16th, 2011, Mark Clayton reported for the Christian Science Monitor on an Iranian engineer's claim that Iran took control of a US RQ-170 stealth drone by […]

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Did Hackers Destroy Part Of A City Water Station?

Well, we knew this day was coming.  On November 18th, 2011, Kim Zetter reported for Wired on how hackers may have taken control of a city water utility in Springfield, Illinois, and then proceeded to destroy a water pump.  The hackers were discovered when water district employees kept having problems with the computer system that […]

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Nov 18th, 2011 cyber attack

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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Ex-U.S. General Urges Frank Talk On Cyber Weapons: Reuters

On Nov. 6th, 2011, Andrea Shalal-Esa reported for Reuters on how James Cartwright, the former No. 2 officer in the US military, has urged that the US should be more open about its development and use of offensive cyber weapons.  Gen. Cartwright was quoted as saying "We've got to step up the game; we've got […]

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Cold War Redux: CBS News

On November 3rd, 2011, CBS News reported how cyberattacks by the Chinese and Russians make it seem like the Cold War never really ended.  Noting the recent Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive (ONCIX) report, the article highlights that Chinese and Russian cyberattacks have swallowed up large amounts of high-tech American research and development data, […]

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Today’s Cybernews

On November 4th, 2011, Reuters reported how China scorned the most recent report by the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive (see blog post below) and called it irresponsible.  In a shocking turn of events, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei rejected the report and repeated Beijing's long-standing position that it is a victim of […]

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Report: Russia and China are top thieves of U.S. technology – CNN

CNN is reporting on 11/3/11 that: "For the first time, the United States is publicly accusing China and Russia of being the top offenders in the theft of U.S. economic and technology information, according to an intelligence report released Thursday."  The actual report was released by the United States National Counterintelligence Executive and can be […]

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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.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third 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

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. She is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned 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. 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

Anna Maria Castillo

is 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from 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 served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. 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 was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was 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 wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

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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