Posts Tagged ‘cyberespionage’

China Forges Cyber Agreement with the UK

China and the United Kingdom has agreed, during a joint press conference, to refrain from conducting cyber-espionage activities against each other’s commercial companies, The Guardian reported.  According to the article, both nations agreed not to steal commercial secrets using cyber-espionage.  This follows a similar agreement between China and the U.S. (More on the U.S.-China agreement can be […]

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Cyber Round Up: China, US Reach Cyber ‘Understanding’, Chinese Military Unit Responsible for ‘Naikon’, Pakistan Government Websites Hacked

China and US Reach Cyber ‘Understanding’ (White House):  The White House released a statement on September 25 announcing that President Obama and Chinese President Xi an ‘understanding’ on issues of cyber security in the commercial sector.  According to the statement, both nations agreed to commit to refrain from conducting or knowingly supporting the “misappropriation of […]

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Cyber Round Up: NSA Bulk Data-Collection Case Continues, Cybersanctions Against China, Facebook Asked to Censor Content

Appeals Court Overturns Injunction Against NSA Bulk Data-Collection (Politico):  The Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit overturned an injunction issued against the NSA’s bulk data-collection program, reports Politico.  The preliminary injunction prohibiting the government from collecting the plaintiffs’ call records was issued by the district court, but was stayed pending the appeal.  The appeals court reversed and […]

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U.S. spy agencies to detail cyber-attacks from abroad: LA Times

On 12/6, Ken Dilanian reported for The LA Times on an upcoming U.S. intel community National Intelligence Estimate of “cyber-spying against American targets from abroad, including an attempt to calculate U.S. financial losses from hacker attacks based in China . . ..”  Moreover, Dilanian reports that the NIE will attempt to explain how large a […]

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Dec 8th, 2012 Cyber Exploitation

Cybersecurity should be more active, official says: WashPo

On 9/16, Ellen Nakashima reported for The Washington Post on recent comments by Steven Chabinsky,  the FBI Cyber Division’s former deputy assistant director and its former “top cyber lawyer.”  According to the article, Mr. Chabinsky believes that the federal government’s cybersecurity approach is ineffective, focusing on “reducing vulnerabilities rather than actively deterring attackers.”  The better […]

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China Hackers Hit U.S. Chamber Of Commerce: WSJ

On Dec. 21st, 2011, Siobahn Gorman reported for the Wall Street Journal on how Chinese hackers broke into the US Chamber of Commerce computer systems.  According to the article, the operation was discovered by the FBI, and was shut down back in 2010.  No one knows how long the hackers had access, or what information […]

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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. She is the 2018-9 Editor in Chief of the Syracuse Law Review, as well as a member of the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. 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. 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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