No Action to Date on Secure Elections Act Legislation Discussed on 60 Minutes

CBS’ 60 Minutes yesterday aired a segment on When Russian hackers targeted the U.S. election infrastructure, that focused on the actual penetration into the Illinois Board of Elections by Russian hackers.  The segment included members of Congress expressing frustration with the Department of Homeland Security’s response to the hacking and preparations for 2018. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA)…

CLBR #271: Hamilton 68 and Securing Democracy

Hamilton 68 and Securing Democracy With Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly Laura Rosenberger and Jamie Fly from the German Marshall Fund’s Alliance for Securing Democracy discuss their latest project – Hamilton 68 a real-time dashboard that provides a near real-time look at Russian propaganda and disinformation efforts online.  The dashboard gets its name from Federalist Paper No. 68…

Western Nations Refuse to Accept ITU Net Proposal: Has Cyber Cold War Begun?

Western Nations Refuse to Accept Divided ITU Proposal Has Cyber Cold War Begun? Ignoring repeated objections from the United States, Canada and EU nations, the International Telecommunications Union continued to press forward at the World Conference on International Telecommunication (WICT-12) with a proposal that would open the door to UN regulation of the internet. Despite “resolute” opposition,…