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The Internal Cybersecurity Struggle Between the Government and Private Industry

October is Cyber Awareness Month, which means that cyber news is in abundance.  However, the cyber issue that continues to gain the most attention is the evolving debate over the nature of the relationship between the federal government and private industry when it comes to cybersecurity.  Should the government be more involved in how private companies handle cybersecurity?  […]

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NSTIC Update: FierceGovernmentIT/Nextgov

On 10/22, Molly Bernhart Walker wrote for FiereceGovernmentIT on NSTIC and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”).  According to the article, CMS is interested in relying on NSTIC’s federated identity management program as a relying party rather than a credential provider.  The article also mentioned that the Office of Management and Budget “is […]

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Oct 29th, 2012 Identity Management, NS-TIC

Cyber Roundup (9/15): No Cyber EO please, Gen. Dempsey and Zuckerberg talk cyber, experts ID two huge Chinese cyber gangs, and more . . .

A quick survey of some recent cyber news . . . *** Mark Clayton wrote a very interesting piece for The Christian Science Monitor on how experts have ID’d two gangs as those behind most of that pervasive Chinese cyberexploitation.  Experts have named one gang “Elderwood” and named the other gang the “Comment Crew.”  According […]

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Accepting Applications for Online Course Cyber Security Law and Policy

Course is October 1 to November 18, 2012 Once again, the Institute for National Security and Counter-Terrorism (INSCT) will be offering the online course "Cyber Security Law and Policy," which tackles one of the most critical national security threats of our time. INSCT is an innovative interdisciplinary research center that addresses key national and international […]

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Cyber roundup (4/20): More CISPA, hackers bring down U.S. website covering Bo Xilai, Lawfare interviews the Estonian president, an NSTIC update, and authenticity v. anonymity

A quick survey of today's cyber news . . . *** On 4/18, Jason Koebler reported for the Chicago Tribune on how Rep. Mike Rogers, the author of CISPA, explained that the bill is designed to stop Chinese cyber-espionage.  According to Rep. Rogers, China is an "economic predator" because it "has stolen so much [IP] […]

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The battle for the internet: The Guardian

Over the next seven days, the Guardian is running a very interesting web series that will "tak[e] stock of the new battlegrounds for the internet."  Each day has a different theme, with "the militarisation of cyberspace," "the new walled gardens," "IP wars," "civilising the web," "the open resistance," and "the end of privacy," on the […]

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Cyber roundup (4/10): In defense of CISPA, an analysis of information-sharing, cyber-threats hamstring U.S. cooperation with allies, a global cyber arms race, NSTIC’s pilot program moves forward, and the CFAA and your employer’s computer use policy

A busy night in cyber news . . . *** On 4/10, Gerry Smith reported for the Huffington Post on how lawmakers are defending CISPA, a House cybersecurity proposal.  Notably, CISPA's authors–Rep. Mike Rogers and Dutch Ruppersberger–rebutted criticisms that CISPA doesn't protect consumers "from having their private data shared with the government."  Privacy groups argue […]

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A new theory of digital identity – Risk – SC Magazine Australia

The March 14, 2012, edition of SC Magazine, Australian Edition, includes Part B of a two part series on “A New Theory of Digital Identity.”  Part A was entitled “Federated Identity: Easier said than done.”  Part B is entitled, “The Ecology and Natural History of Digital Identity,” and includes this view of the U.S. National […]

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NSTIC commits $2.5 million to build governance body | ZDNet

ZDNet reports on March 14, 2012, that the National Institute of Standards of Technology is offering grant money “to establish an independent steering committee led by the private sector that works in conjunction with the federal government to support” the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace, quoting  Jeremy Grant, senior executive adviser for identity […]

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Will A Standardized System For Verifying Web Identity Ever Catch On? CNN

On Feb. 15th, 2012, Mark Milian reported for CNN on web identity management.  Noting the weakness inherent to passwords, Milian mentioned one of our favorite identity management proposals: NSTIC (National Strategy for Trusted Indentities in Cyberspace).  Again, the idea behind NSTIC is that people can choose an entity (perhaps a company like Google, or Paypal) […]

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Feb 26th, 2012 Identity Management

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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

Anna Maria Castillois 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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