Cybersecurity

Issues relating to information security and securing critical infrastructure.

Critics say U.S. Tech Companies Could Suffer in Warning Against China-based Cloud Services

Computer World
A Congressional commission that warned U.S. companies that using China-based cloud services posed a security risk could lead to retaliation against American tech companies.

The NSA Overreach Poses a Serious Threat to our Economy

The Guardian
An op-ed by Senator Jim Sensenbrenner references ITIF’s research on the impact of PRISM on the U.S. tech sector.

Preventing Cyber Thefts Poses Hard Challenge for Companies

Buffalo News
The economic impact of these attacks, some by hackers operating half way around the world, could be $300 billion a year.

Chinese Hackers Seen Exploiting Cloud Computing to Spy on U.S.

Bloomberg Businessweek
Daniel Castro argued that the discussion surrounding security needs to be focused on protocols in place not on where data is stored.

Profit, Not Just Principle, Has Tech Firms Concerned With NSA

November 20, 2013
Daniel Castro discusses the economic impact of the PRISM revelations on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. Castro argues that new data privacy policies by foreign nations, implemented in response to PRISM, could reduce market access and hamper future growth for U.S. tech companies.

Daniel Castro discusses the economic impact of the PRISM revelations on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition. Castro argues that new data privacy policies by foreign nations, implemented in response to PRISM, could reduce market access and hamper future growth for U.S. tech companies.

Why Companies are Thinking Twice about Buying American

Time
New data indicates that the fears of economic repercussions following the PRISM revelations are real.

Brit Spies Spoof LinkedIn Pages to Track Targets

TechNewsWorld
"Capturing large amounts of Internet traffic and redirecting it like that should be off limits," says Daniel Castro
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