- ReportBy Denise E. Zheng, William A. CarterJul 17, 2015
The U.S. financial sector is a major target for global cybercriminals. Cybercrime is a growing industry around the world imposing significant costs on firms that fail to implement adequate safeguards. Regulators are taking notice of the increased risk of cyber threats.
- CommentaryJul 2, 2015
We Wuz Robbed
“A colloquial expression for instances in which one has been tricked or outsmarted, often used in a sports context.”
- NewsletterJun 17, 2015
New Perspectives in Foreign Policy is published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) to provide a forum for young professionals to debate issues of importance in foreign policy. Though New Perspectives seeks to bring new voices into the dialogue, it does not endorse specific opinions or policy prescriptions.
- Critical QuestionsBy Carl MeachamJun 2, 2015
Last week, Brazil’s Minister of State for Science, Technology, and Innovation Aldo Rebelo traveled to Washington, D.C., as part of the preparation for President Dilma Rousseff’s upcoming visit in late June.
- CommentaryJun 1, 2015
Last night, Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act, the law authorizing the U.S. government to collect a broad variety of business records for national security investigations expired after Congress failed to pass the USA Freedom Act, a straight reauthorization of the provision, or any alternative bill that would have extended the authority.
- Critical QuestionsApr 24, 2015
The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) released a new strategy on April 23, 2015, to rewire the Pentagon for cyber operations. The 33-page document includes five key strategic goals, ranging from workforce and human capital development to full integration of cyber capabilities into military operations and deterrence.
- ReportApr 23, 2015
Across the United States, individuals and small businesses are increasingly buying and selling goods and services online. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the total value of online transactions in the United States grew from $3 trillion in 2006 to $5.4 trillion in 2012, about a third of U.S. GDP. Increasingly, these transactions are cross border. By 2017, a third of U.S.
- ReportMar 10, 2015
There is broad consensus that improved information sharing is critical to combating cyber threats. This report offers a set of recommendations to address outstanding obstacles to improved sharing of information related to cyber threats.
- BookFeb 20, 2015
Maintaining international security and pursuing American interests is more difficult now than perhaps at any time in history. The security environment that the United States faces is more complex, dynamic, and difficult to predict. At the same time, no domestic consensus exists on the purposes of American power and how best to pursue them.
- CommentaryFeb 2, 2015
According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Internet of Things (IoT) is currently composed of 25 billion connected devices around the world and the number will double to 50 billion within the next five years.