Cyber risks to governance, Part III: Hyper-connectivity and its impact on state power
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Cyber risks to governance, Part III: Hyper-connectivity and its impact on state power

By: Christy Quinn In an era of Snowden, Wikileaks, Dark Web and data breaches there have never been so many cyber risks associated with governance. This article is the third of a 3-part Strife series which examines three diverse aspects of cyber risks to governance. Andreas Haggman began by looking at the online market place Silk Road and its transformation … Continue reading

Cyber risks to governance, Part II –  The Attribution Game: the challenges and opportunities of cyber attribution in policymaking
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Cyber risks to governance, Part II – The Attribution Game: the challenges and opportunities of cyber attribution in policymaking

By Yuji Develle and Jackson Webster: In an era of Snowden, Wikileaks, Dark Web and data breaches there have never been so many cyber risks associated with governance. This article is the second of a 3-part Strife series which examines three diverse aspects of cyber risks to governance.  Last week Andreas Haggman began by looking at the online … Continue reading

Review: “Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World” by Bruce Schneier
Book Review

Review: “Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World” by Bruce Schneier

By: Christy Quinn: Bruce Schneier, Data and Goliath: The Hidden Battles to Capture Your Data and Control Your World.  New York, NY: W.W. Norton., 2015. Pp. 400. £ 17.99, ISBN: 978-0-393-24481-6. If you’re not familiar with the Information Security community in the IT industry, it’s worth knowing that Bruce Schneier has earned the reputation of a prophet, sage and action hero combined. As a renowned cryptologist and technologist, Schneier has been a leading critic of the US government’s attempts to limit … Continue reading

Call for papers: A world in flux?  Analysis and prospects for the U.S. in global security
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Call for papers: A world in flux? Analysis and prospects for the U.S. in global security

A world in flux? Analysis and prospects for the U.S. in global security  Call for papers US Foreign Policy Research Group and Strife first annual conference March 4, 2015 at King’s College London The world is in an increasing state of flux. Growing concerns over the rise of Islamic State and international tensions over Ukraine … Continue reading

Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: Understanding the 2013 Verizon DBIR
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Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics: Understanding the 2013 Verizon DBIR

By David Grebe Every year, Verizon publishes the Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). This report, while far from perfect, gives us a glimpse into the state of the field, and allows us to challenge some common misconceptions about cybersecurity. Firstly, it should be noted that the datasets used in the report are far from normally … Continue reading