IGP wins prize for IoT proposal

From left to right: Ishan Mehta, Karl Grindal and Karim Farhat We all know that allaying security and privacy concerns is decisive if the IoT is ever to deliver on all its hype. Georgia Tech’s Institute for Information Security & Privacy (IISP) is the collaborative focal point behind 11 separate...

VIDEO OF THE MONTH

The cyber norm panel that took place in early February at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace sheds light on how “cyber norms” came about. States’ negotiations over international cybersecurity strategy evolved from focusing on 'control of weaponization of information technology' to 'managing states’ behavior through cyber norms'. Moreover, it...

A Global Cyber-Attribution Organization – Thinking it through

Initiatives to globalize cybersecurity governance took a step forward this weekend with the release of a RAND Corporation study of an international attribution organization. The Microsoft Corporation’s idea for a global attribution agency modeled on the International Atomic Energy Agency was the catalyst for this report; the research was funded...

Legalizing Hackbacks?

The idea of cyber self defense - or as some call it, “hack back” - is back into cybersecurity discussions with a proposed Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act by Congressman Tom Graves. Graves, a Republican from Georgia's 14th District, joined with Arizona Democrat Kyrsten Sinema at a panel discussion arranged by...

Debates on Global Governance and Cybersecurity

IGP led two thought-provoking discussions of the relationship between cybersecurity and Internet governance in Brussels last week. An event at the Center for European Policy Studies (CEPS) opened with Milton Mueller’s thoughts on “Cybersecurity as an Internet governance problem,” followed by Jan Neutze’s talk on Microsoft's call for a Digital...

Of Fancy Bears and Men: Attribution in Cybersecurity

Guest Blog Post by Carter Yagemann, Cybersecurity Researcher and Graduate Student at  The Institute for Information Security & Privacy (IISP), Georgia Tech. A few weeks ago I had the privilege of attending the RSA conference as an RSAC Security Scholar. It was my first time attending the conference, and the...