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World powers are pushing to build their own brand of cyber norms

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Two competing groups tied to the United Nations are trying to outmaneuver each other when it comes to establishing behavior norms in cyberspace.

Microsoft, Hewlett Foundation preparing to launch nonprofit that calls out cyberattacks

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Informally known as the "Cyber Peace Institute," the organization plans to act as a neutral arbiter that calls out bad behavior on the internet.

Estonia debuts first-ever cyber diplomacy training

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

Estonia hosted its first “summer school” for 80 diplomats who work on cyber issues from 26 NATO and EU countries last week as part of its efforts to get cyber diplomats up to speed on international norms and technical developments in cyberspace.

DNS hacks are attacks on critical infrastructure, senior U.S. diplomat says

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

Amb. Robert Strayer said if the recent spate of DNS hijackings are nation-state-baseds, they are no different than any other attacks on critical infrastructure.

UN report links North Korean hackers to theft of $571 million from cryptocurrency exchanges

by Sean Lyngaas • 8 months ago

The U.N. panel is increasingly taking note of North Korea's use of cyber operations to circumvent sanctions.

U.S. looks to restart talks on global cyber norms

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The Trump administration is looking to restart talks on global cyber norms a year after they collapsed in acrimony.

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