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What Can Estonia Teach Us about Cybersecurity?

March 23, 2016

Estonian prime minister says in speech at GW that trust and privacy are keys to the future of digital societies.

More security coordination needed in Brussels

March 23, 2016

The terrorist attacks in Brussels are raising questions about how the seat of the European Union's government is protected.

Brussels terrorist attacks put a heavily Muslim district and Belgium's police under scrutiny

March 23, 2016

For months, Salah Abdeslam was Europe's most-wanted man. He was accused of helping plot the horrific November terrorist attacks carried out by a team of well-organized militants beneath officials' noses in Paris.

Shocking level of unpreparedness' in Belgium: Experts

March 22, 2016

Current and former U.S. and European counter-terrorism officials, who are experts on ISIS in Europe, told NBC News that the location and timing of the attacks — just days after the capture of the suspected operational leader of the Bataclan massacre in Paris — suggested a "shocking" level of unpreparedness by Belgian authorities.

'No 100% secure solution' to prevent terror attacks, experts say

March 22, 2016

Authorities stepped up counterterrorism efforts in major U.S. cities in the wake of terrorist attacks in Brussels Tuesday, but experts warn that there are limits to what law enforcement can realistically do.

Belgians 'Know They're Sitting on a Time Bomb': Official

March 22, 2016

Current and former U.S. and European counter-terrorism officials told NBC News that Tuesday's deadly attacks in Brussels raise questions about the ability of Belgian authorities to cope with the scale of the country's terror problem.

Arrest of Salah Abdeslam Could Be Intelligence Coup, Experts Say

March 18, 2016

With the arrest of suspected Paris massacre plotter Salah Abdeslam, U.S. counter-terrorism officials may have hit a mother lode of information about the terror group ISIS.

Transcom is a case in point for whole-of-nation cyber posture

March 16, 2016

Administration and Defense Department officials have been promoting the idea of a “whole of nation” approach to cybersecurity, because the interconnected nature of the Internet means that it traverses multiple sectors, making defense a multiple-sector responsibility. Gen. Darren McDew, commander of the U.S. Transportation Command, knows what they mean.

French Minister of the Interior Discusses Anti-Terrorism Efforts

March 14, 2016

Bernard Cazeneuve urges tech companies to work with governments against terrorist threats.

French Anti-Terrorism Efforts

March 11, 2016

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve talked about French anti-terrorism efforts following the Paris terrorist attacks, as well as strategies for combating extremist groups.

Experts: Cyber adversaries becoming more brazen

March 02, 2016

U.S. adversaries in the cyber domain are getting more skilled, more versatile and, of late, more openly aggressive, several security experts told Congress recently.

Influencers: Incoming federal CISO can improve US government’s cybersecurity

March 01, 2016

The person who fills the newly created US chief information security officer position will be able to improve the government’s cybersecurity, a 77 percent majority of Passcode’s pool of digital security experts said.

In cyber, we know Russia and China are the bad guys. That's where the certainty ends

February 29, 2016

The most direct threats to the United States in cyberspace remain the most well-known adversaries: Russia and China. But intelligence leaders and analysts say that's where the certainty ends.

Apple's refusal to unlock terrorist's phone exposes rift with FBI

February 17, 2016

Privacy advocates have applauded Apple CEO Tim Cook's decision to oppose a court order demanding that the company help the FBI access data on a terrorist's phone, but cybersecurity experts worry the defiance could set a dangerous precedent for future investigations.

Obama wants commission to fix nation's cyber woes

February 09, 2016

The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity will recommend ways to strengthen the country's cybersecurity, but it will report only days before the president leaves office.

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