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Herb Lin On The Lars Larson National Podcast (18:19)

interview with Herbert Linvia Lars Larson National Podcast
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Herb Lin discusses cyber threats, cybersecurity, cyberterrorism, and the threat of cyberattacks against American infrastructure.

Analysis and Commentary

The Promise And Peril Of Active Cyber Defense

by Irving Lachowvia The Hill
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

American businesses are under siege from cyber criminals and state-sponsored cyber spies. Despite the billions of dollars spent by companies on cyber defenses, the problem is getting worse.


The Coming War In Data Privacy Is From Europe Not Washington

by David Davenportvia Townhall
Tuesday, April 17, 2018

While Mark Zuckerberg has been busy defending Facebook over data collection and privacy, a much more ominous threat is quietly coming from Europe. The European Union is implementing tough new standards on data privacy with stiff fines for violators. What many don’t realize is that these rules do not apply only to European companies, but to anyone who has data from Europeans.

Tim Maurer's new book, Cyber Mercenaries
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A Discussion Of Tim Maurer's New Book: Cyber Mercenaries

interview with Tim Maurervia Lawfare
Monday, April 9, 2018

Tim Maurer discusses his new book, Cyber Mercenaries: The State, Hackers and Power, an exploration of the intersection between cyberspace and geopolitics.

In the News

A Discussion Of Tim Maurer's New Book: Cyber Mercenaries

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Hoover Institution, Washington DC

The Hoover Institution hosted "A Discussion of Tim Maurer's New Book: Cyber Mercenaries" on Thursday, April 5, 2018 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm EST.

Analysis and Commentary

Niall Ferguson On The Ricochet Podcast

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Ricochet
Friday, March 30, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson talks about Facebook — what they did, whether they’ll stop, and whether they can survive. 


Amy Zegart On Horns Of A Dilemma: Even Cybersecurity Is Bigger In Texas

interview with Amy Zegartvia War on the Rocks
Friday, March 30, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Amy Zegart discusses cybersecurity and many other issues in this wide-ranging and podcast.


Niall Ferguson: What the Heck Is Happening?

interview with Niall Fergusonvia Armstrong and Getty
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses Facebook and what we can learn from past experience. Ferguson notes that fake news spreads further and faster than real news and good ideas.

In the News

Hoover Book Soiree On April 5: Tim Maurer's 'Cyber Mercenaries'

mentioning Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Monday, March 26, 2018

The next in our series of book soirees at the Hoover Institution will take place from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on April 5, when Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes will interview Tim Maurer about her new book, “Cyber Mercenaries: The State, Hackers, and Power.”

In the News

Attack On Atlanta’s Computer System Impacting Services

quoting John Villasenorvia Atlanta Journal Constitution
Friday, March 23, 2018

Atlanta’s newly elected mayor on Friday predicted that the city would continue to experience a “massive inconvenience” in the aftermath of a ransomware cyber attack that prevented city employees from using their computers and prompted discussions about a costly rebuild of the city’s entire computer network.


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