Personal, government and business information is abundant in the digital world—collected when we use government websites, shop at dot coms, download music, use cell phones, and send email. Law enforcement and national security agencies also track private information to thwart criminal acts. Cybersecurity is how that information is protected from misuse. Brookings experts research various aspects of cybersecurity and how to create a secure cyber environment.
A Long March 3A rocket carrying the Chang'e One lunar orbiter blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in southwest China's Sichuan province October 24, 2007 ( REUTERS/Stringer).
Pentagon Paying China — Yes, China — To Carry Data
April 29, 2013, Noah Shachtman
Noah Shachtman writes that the Pentagon is so starved for bandwidth that it’s paying a Chinese satellite firm to help it communicate and share data. U.S. troops operating on the African continent are now using the recently-launched Apstar-7 satellite to keep in touch and share information, possibly putting Department of Defense information and encryption at risk.
February 2013, Ralph Langner and Perry Pederson
MEMORANDUM TO THE PRESIDENT
January 17, 2013, Peter W. Singer and Thomas Wright
Article | Armed Forces Journal
November 2012, Peter W. Singer
August 27, 2012, William Marra and Sonia McNeil
May 2012, Peter W. Singer
February 23, 2012, Kenneth G. Lieberthal and Peter W. Singer
November 15, 2011, Allan A. Friedman
Article | Government Executive
August 15, 2011, Noah Shachtman and Peter W. Singer
July 2011, Noah Shachtman
July 21, 2011, Allan A. Friedman
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