Suzanne Smalley

Suzanne joined CyberScoop from Inside Higher Ed, where she covered educational technology and from Yahoo News, where she worked as an investigative reporter. Prior to Yahoo News, Suzanne worked as a consultant to the economist Raj Chetty as he launched his Harvard-based research institute Opportunity Insights. Earlier in her career Suzanne covered the Boston Police Department for the Boston Globe and covered two presidential campaigns for Newsweek. She holds a masters in journalism from Northwestern and a BA from Georgetown. A Miami native, Suzanne lives in upper Northwest Washington with her family.

Geopolitics

What's with the UFO on a U.S. intelligence agency seal?

by Suzanne Smalley

The image of a UFO and Russian fighter jet on the seal led some to wonder if the intelligence agency had been hacked.

Geopolitics

How 'China coup' tweets went viral, and what it says about the rapid spread of disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

China coup tweets originated with Chinese dissident networks, but spread quickly and ultimately lead to news coverage in India.

Geopolitics

Senate reports details inefficiencies, confusion at key U.S. counterintelligence center

by Suzanne Smalley

Sen. Mark Warner said "new threats and new technology mean that we have to make substantial adjustments to our counterintelligence posture."

Government

Cyberspace Solarium Commission members push to advance remaining recommendations

by Suzanne Smalley

The group is hoping to advance ideas such as a National Cybersecurity Certification and Labeling Authority and a Bureau of Cyber Statistics.

Geopolitics

Commerce lacks intelligence resources to keep U.S. tech from fueling Chinese cyberthreat, experts warn

by Suzanne Smalley

The Bureau of Industry and Security has come under fire for approving the vast majority of technology export licenses to China.

Privacy

American Airlines discloses data breach

by AJ Vicens, Suzanne Smalley

The news follows a White House meeting with airline and other aviation executives to discuss the cybersecurity threat facing the industry.

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