security

Up in the Cloud: Data and Security Concerns in Cloud Computing

Cloud computing enables convenient access to a networks, servers, storage, applications, and services. In a cloud computing framework, shared resources...

Exceptional Access: How a “Back Door” Could Create Large-Scale Security Threats

On February 16, 2016, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, issued a letter to customers in which he declared his...

COP21 – Insights into Climate Negotiations from Halldór Thorgeirsson

Halldór Thorgeirsson, Director for Strategy at the UN Climate Change Secretariat, shares his insights into international political negotiations, the implications of the Paris climate agreement, and why it is so important to empower cities, private companies, and consumers in an effort to limit the effects of climate change.

Climate and Conflict: Why Politicians Should Understand How Climate Change Poses a Threat to Security

The review of 55 scientific articles shows that deviations from moderate climate and precipitation patterns systematically increase the risk of violence and conflict, both on an interpersonal level (assaults, murder, rape) and an intergroup level (political conflicts).

Droning to Win: How the UAV Wars Began

Computer scientists investigate Unmanned Aerial Vehicle vulnerability to third-party hacking, showing that commercial drone use is likely to be heavily regulated.

Howard Wolfson on post-9/11 Privacy and Security in Urban America

Political strategist and former New York City Deputy Mayor Howard Wolfson discusses how terrorism, technology, and crime have impacted views on privacy and security.

Knock Knock, Brussels: Fortress Europa’s growing cybersecurity firewall

Representatives from around the EU gather in Brussels to discuss the future of cybersecurity policy and cooperation.

Plug and Play: The U.S. Military Adapts to Austerity

In a recent strategy document, the U.S. Department of Defense explains how it will organize its capabilities to meet tomorrow’s uncertain security challenges, despite constrained resources.

Assessing the State of Security at the US-Mexico Border

A working paper evaluates the state of security at the US-Mexico Border and outlines a potential way forward.

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