Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (17 August 2021)

Subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week before it’s posted here. Photo by David M. Goehring or CarbonNYC on Flickr; Find the original here. Other Developments Senator John Kennedy (R-LA) introduced the “Don’t Push My Buttons Act” (S.2335) “in response to … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (17 August 2021)

Science, The Endless Frontier

A bill is reintroduced to significantly expand, fund, and speed up United States (U.S.) research to ensure continued world technological leadership. A Senate committee will take up the bill later this week. Twitter Made in the USA 2025 plan? Cocktail Party Few things focus minds and clear away partisanship in Washington like the People’s Republic … Continue reading Science, The Endless Frontier

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (4 May 2021)

Other Developments The G7 nations have issued a ministerial declaration regarding their recent meeting “to discuss the digital and technology agenda under the theme of ‘building back better’.’” Clearly, the United States (U.S.) set the theme of the meeting even though the United Kingdom (UK) holds the presidency of the G7 at present. The G7 … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (4 May 2021)

Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (15, 16, and 17 March 2021)

Other Developments The Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) published a Joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) on the “Compromise of Microsoft Exchange Server.” The agencies stated:The FBI and CISA assess that nation-state actors and cyber criminals are likely among those exploiting these vulnerabilities. The exploitation … Continue reading Other Developments, Further Reading, and Coming Events (15, 16, and 17 March 2021)

Further Reading, Other Development, and Coming Events (20 and 21 January 2021)

Further Reading “Amazon’s Ring Neighbors app exposed users’ precise locations and home addresses” By Zack Whittaker — Tech Crunch. Again Amazon’s home security platform suffers problems by way of users data being exposed or less than protected.“Harassment of Chinese dissidents was warning signal on disinformation” By Shawna Chen and Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian — Axios. In an … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Development, and Coming Events (20 and 21 January 2021)

House Hearing On CSC Recommendations

On the same day another committee was considering amendments to the FY 2021 NDAA, a committee looked at recommendations to change US cyber policy First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. One of the committees … Continue reading House Hearing On CSC Recommendations

National Cyber Director Hearing

The primary committee of jurisdiction over a bill to create a White House Cyber Director held a hearing on the ramifications of creating just such a position.   First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. … Continue reading National Cyber Director Hearing

Hearing On National Cyber Director Act To Be Held This Week

Members of a Congressional cybersecurity commission introduce legislation to establish a statutory cyber position in the White House after neither NDAA has this policy change. First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. This week, the … Continue reading Hearing On National Cyber Director Act To Be Held This Week

Congressional Cybersecurity Commission Releases Annex To Final Report

A Congressional cyber panel is adding four recommendations to its comprehensive March report.   First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 and 2020 here. On 2 June, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) released an annex to its final … Continue reading Congressional Cybersecurity Commission Releases Annex To Final Report

Congressionally Created Panel Releases Cyberspace Recommendations and Legislative Proposals

First things first, if you would like to receive my Technology Policy Update, email me. You can find some of these Updates from 2019 here. The Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) released its final report and made a range of recommendations, some of which were paired with legislative language the CSC has not yet made available. … Continue reading Congressionally Created Panel Releases Cyberspace Recommendations and Legislative Proposals