I’m pleased to announce that I will be serving in a leadership capacity in the American Society of International Law’s new interest group, the International Law and Technology Interest Group (ILTechIG), which will focus on the implications of technological advances across a range of international law disciplines. The group is [...]
A company that provides computer security to the private sector and the U.S. government — RSA, the security division of EMC Corporation based in Hopkinton, Mass. — announced tonight it was hit by “an extremely sophisticated cyber attack”. Senator Susan Collins, Ranking Member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statement.
WIRED Magazine Reports Efforts to Secure Nation’s Power Grid Ineffective:
The official government cybersecurity standards for the electric power grid fall far short of even the most basic security standards observed by noncritical industries, according to a new audit.
The standards have also been implemented spottily and in illogical ways, concludes a Jan. 26 report [...]
Greg McNeal is a professor and national security specialist focusing on the institutions and challenges associated with global security, with substantive expertise in national security law and policy, transnational crime, global policy studies, and international affairs.
He teaches at Pepperdine University's School of Law and School of Public Policy.
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