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.
REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - A cybersecurity expert monitors telecommunications traffic at a network operations center in a Verizon facility in Ashburn, Virginia July 15, 2014.
The Risks of Cyber Insecurity
August 17, 2014, Ian Wallace
Around the world governments are experiencing a growing sense of cyber insecurity. The threat is real, and few nations are adequately prepared. Ian Wallace looks at several trends that illustrate this growing sense of insecurity and suggests that a new way thinking may be required.
Defense and Security
Opinion | USAK Analist (Turkey)
June 2014, Ian Wallace
June 12, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg
June 3, 2014, Fred Dews
June 2, 2014, Elizabeth Ferris
Opinion | Financial Times
May 22, 2014, Peter W. Singer
May 22, 2014, Fred Dews
May 21, 2014, Fergus Hanson
Speech | SXSW Interactive
March 8, 2014, Peter W. Singer
March 25, 2014, Richard Bejtlich
March 25, 2014, Ian Wallace
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See what Brookings experts have to say about the ripple effects of Edward Snowden's revelations on the NSA debate
In the latest Brookings Essay, Stuart Taylor, Jr. collects the divergent views of four prominent experts to help frame the debate over the future of the NSA in the post-Snowden era.
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