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Terrorism 2.0? New Challenges in Cyberspace

Zachary K. Goldman Discourse around cyber security and cyber terrorism is changing. It is evolving, slowly but perceptibly, from anxiety about a single catastrophic event—a “cyber Pearl Harbor”—to a conversation about how to manage a digital threat landscape that includes a large number of smaller incidents directed against a wide range of targets. Some of...


Cyberthreat Spawns New Era Of Public-Private Collaboration

Judith H. Germano On Feb. 13, 2015, President Barack Obama signed an executive order to encourage more companies and industries to engage in active information sharing, by setting up hubs for transmitting intelligence on attacks and threats. The executive order also called for common standards so government and industry can share threat information more easily....


Cybersecurity and a New Era of Asymmetric Economic Warfare

Zachary K. Goldman In the last two decades, and in particular after the 9/11 attacks, the United States and its allies have had a near-monopoly on the use of coercive economic measures (sanctions, trade controls, investment restrictions, etc.) to achieve foreign policy objectives. This dominance has been grounded in the central role that the U.S....


Cybersecurity Partnerships: A New Era of Public-Private Collaboration

Judith H. Germano It is generally understood that the public and private sectors need to collaborate to address the nation’s cybersecurity challenges, yet there remain significant questions regarding the circumstances, nature, and scope of those relationships. Legal, strategic, and pragmatic obstacles often impede effective public-private sector cooperation, which are compounded by regulatory and civil liability...


After the Breach: Cybersecurity Liability Risk

Judith H. Germano and Zachary K. Goldman Cybersecurity’s evolving regulatory and liability landscape compounds the challenges that companies face from cyber attacks, and further complicates the ability of corporate executives and their advisors to understand and effectively manage cyber risk. Companies must prepare for and respond to a potential cyberattack’s direct damage, including financial and...