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Cybersecurity: The Human Factor

People are the weakest link in any cybersecurity system.  Conversations about the cyber issue typically focus on systems, the primary targets of hackers and cyber […] More

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Going Dark

The government is in a bind – it wants to stop criminals and terrorists, but it also wants to support strong encryption. Navigating this quandary […] More

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The Encryption Debate

“Are we so mistrustful of government—and of law enforcement—that we are willing to let bad guys walk away…willing to leave victims in search of justice?” […] More

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Spirits in Space

There may be water on Mars, but there’s definitely liquor in orbit. Over the last couple of years, there have been a number of people […] More

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Top of Mind for Chief Security Officers

The old saying goes that there are only two guarantees in life: death and taxes.  But if you’re a Chief Security Officer, you may as […] More

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Eye in the Sky

It seems like drones are everywhere now. They started decades ago as a military tool, but today drones are very much a part of the […] More

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Where They Stand on National Security

Tonight, Republican candidates will take the stage for the second GOP Presidential debate.  We’ve heard a lot about jobs, immigration and the economy – but […] More

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Can Congress Solve the Cybersecurity Problem?

Large-scale cyber attacks like those experienced by OPM, Sony, Anthem, and Target have intensified the ongoing criticism that the US government lacks a coherent cybersecurity […] More

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The Next Concorde

Periodically, The Cipher Brief will explore outside-the-box technologies and unusual, sometimes weird, scientific innovations. You’ll see how the boundaries between reality and fantasy are growing thinner […] More

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Strengthening U.S. Cyber Defenses

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) hack shocked the U.S., exposing the vulnerability of the U.S. government to cyber attack.  After thieves took the personal […] More

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The Internet of Things: What You Need to Know

By now you’ve probably heard about the two cybersecurity professionals who hacked a Jeep while it was in motion.  Earlier this month, hackers at Def Con, a […] More

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Black Hat 2015: The Cipher Brief’s Top Picks

It’s Day 3 of Black Hat 2015, a major conference for cybersecurity professionals.  With over 9,000 attendees expected, the conference addresses major issues facing top information security […] More

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