Hidden but important truths from the presidential debate

Summary: The last debate was mostly chaff, like the campaign mostly entertaining demonstrations of the obvious. But there were moments revealing deep truths about our government and us. They were, of course, ignored. Here is the story of one such moment, a statement by Hillary Clinton that is rich with useful insights -- if we … Continue reading Hidden but important truths from the presidential debate

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We Must Stop The Race to Attribution After Each Cyberattack

Summary: Cybersecurity expert Emilio Iasiello discusses one of the key issues in cybersecurity -- how do we determine who attacked us? Each attack brings forth rapid declarations by the government that the attacker is one of their favorite foes. Should we believe them? The Race to Attribution Needs to Stop By Emilio Iasiello Posted at … Continue reading We Must Stop The Race to Attribution After Each Cyberattack

Determining guilt in cyberspace: difficult now, but there’s hope for the future

Summary: We see the nature of modern America in our response to cyberattacks. The government quickly points to one of the usual suspects, and Americans believe. Reminders of past government lies have no effect, nor do experts' warnings that attribution in cyberspace ranges from difficult to impossible. For a change of pace, today cybersecurity expert … Continue reading Determining guilt in cyberspace: difficult now, but there’s hope for the future