A Cyber Leader for Today

by Michael Daniel

The Cipher Brief spoke with former Special Assistant to President Obama and Cyber Security Coordinator on the National Security Council, Michael Daniel about the need for a new National Cyber...

The Future of AI and Cybersecurity

by Ben Buchanan

Ben Buchanan recently testified at a House Homeland Security Subcommittee Meeting on Preparing for the Future:  An Assessment of Emerging Cyber Threats.  He is a Senior Faculty Fellow, Center for...

Can Supply Chain Security be a Real Thing?

by Matt Wyckhouse

Cybersecurity firm Finite State issued a recent report concluding that telecommunications equipment made by Chinese firm Huawei present a higher percentage of security vulnerabilities than equipment...

Losing our National Security Through 5G Networks

by Geoff Hancock

The advent of 4G technology in 2006 and subsequent Smartphones completely changed the world of communication. Now 5G, which will be able to support billions of newly connected sensors and new classes...

Setting Global Rules in Cyberspace

by Christopher Painter

Chris Painter has been on the vanguard of U.S. and international cyber issues for over twenty-five years and serves as a current Commissioner on the Global Commission for the Stability of...

A Gathering Storm for Cloud Security

by Nils Puhlmann

This is Cipher Brief Level I Member Only content. It can be accessed via login or by signing up to become a Cipher Brief Member.  Joining this high-level, security-focused community is only...

Cyber Epidemics and Communication

by Dr. Barbara George

The cyber landscape is drastically changing and the threats of today will pale in comparison to those our nation will face tomorrow. With the development of the internet of things (IOT) and faster...

A New Standard for Surfing the Dark Web

by Chad Brockway

The perspective: Chad Brockway is a former program manager for the Special Technologies and Applications Section (STAS) at the FBI, and also served as the Deputy Watch Center Director for the...

Taking Down Russian Trolls is My Kind of Cyber Attack

by Jason Healey

The debate on cyber conflict has gotten so locked into deterrence, escalation, coercion, and signaling we pundits often forget that conflict is sometimes straightforward and you just have to stop...

Six Big Thoughts on Global Cyber Challenges

by James Miller

U.S. officials recently detailed an offensive cyber operation undertaken by U.S. Cyber Command to The Washington Post, revealing how the military blocked Internet access to St. Petersburg’s...