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Canadian Cross-Border Data: Your Data May Be Heading South Even When You Are Not

Kennan Cable No. 41: A Cyber Treaty With Russia

Prospects for meaningful cyber negotiations with the Russian Federation, let alone a bilateral agreement or cyber treaty, seem almost impossible to imagine today. Our anguish over Russia’s meddling in American elections, preoccupation with alleged ties between the Trump administration and the Russian government during the recently concluded Mueller investigation, and major disagreements on geopolitical issues including Ukraine, Syria, and Venezuela, have left us at an impasse.

Cyber-Insecurity: How to Improve America's Digital Defenses

America isn’t optimizing its digital defenses. Today, U.S. government efforts to defend information systems, protect critical infrastructure, and respond to incidents are based on a combination of Department-by-Department actions, frequently isolated regulations, and an uneven culture of information-sharing between industry, government, and the security research community.  Although there are many positive initiatives underway, the current environment can be characterized more as independent actions with brittle boundaries than a sufficiently empowered government organization.