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  • Passcode Voices Opinion: How to make democracy harder to hack

    Designating the machinery underpinning our democracy – such as voting booths – as critical infrastructure would trigger protections for voting and better safeguard it from meddling hackers.

  • Policy Opinion: After DNC hack, US must better prepare for information warfare

    The Democratic National Committee email leak bears the hallmarks of an information warfare operation – the sort of security challenge in cyberspace that our nation is still inadequately prepared to prevent.

  • Passcode Voices Opinion: DNC hack requires swift, forceful response from Washington

    President Obama and other Western leaders need to send a strong and lasting message to Moscow that meddling in democratic institutions is off limits.

  • Passcode Voices Opinion: A better tech platform for Hillary Clinton

    The 2016 Democratic Party Platform fails to offer meaningful improvements to national tech policy that would improve cybersecurity. But Americans deserve a plan that would strengthen networks, bolster security, and safeguard civil liberties. 

  • Passcode Voices Opinion: How the Justice Department data-sharing plan defends privacy

    The proposal updates an antiquated law so that countries can exchange electronic data as part of investigations while safeguarding Americans' privacy and promoting security.

  • Innovation Pentagon aims to spark innovation by looking outside the beltway

    The Department of Defense opened its second Defense Innovation Unit Experimental in Boston in hopes of working more closely with researchers and academics to sharpen its ability to confront Digital Age threats.

  • Passcode Voices It's not impossible. Digital security on the cheap

    Internet users on the lower end of the income scale are especially vulnerable to malicious software because public computers and cheap cell phones are the ideal place for cybercriminals to test their new hacks.

  • Policy Experts: Obama’s color-coded rankings oversimplify cybersecurity threats

    The DNC hack is a prime example of why President Obama’s new cybersecurity policy directive does not adequately account for the complex nature of the digital security threat, experts say. 

  • Innovation Machines v. hackers: Cybersecurity's artificial intelligence future

    The US is short hundreds of thousands of information security professionals. But that gap is driving investments in artificial intelligence that may make armies of cybersecurity workers unnecessary.

  • Privacy The Internet of Toys raises new privacy and security concerns for families (+video)

    Passcode, the Family Online Safety Institute, and the Future of Privacy Forum hosted a discussion on kids and the connected home this week. Here are five things we learned. 

How well do you know hacker movies?

Can you hack a Gibson? Are you interested in SETEC Astronomy? Shall we play a game? 

  • Privacy Opinion: How to talk digital privacy with kids

    It may not be possible without eliciting moans and eye rolls. But the digital privacy talk is essential in an era when technology is so intimately intertwined with childhood.

  • Watch: The new student privacy paradigm

    Join us for a Privacy Lab talk on Wednesday, July 27 for a discussion on how the education industry is adjusting to a new student privacy paradigm.

  • Watch: Kids & the connected home

    Join us on Wednesday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for a discussion that will cover kids, connected toys and devices, and privacy.

  • Stuxnet Podcast: 'Zero Days' director Alex Gibney on making Stuxnet a movie star

    An award-winning director discusses the challenges of making a documentary about a top secret digital weapon. Officials from both countries believed to be responsible for the virus meant to slow Iran's nuclear program won't publicly acknowledge it ever existed. 

  • Stuxnet Stuxnet ushered in era of government hacking, say experts

    In the new documentary "Zero Days," director Alex Gibney chronicles the rise of Stuxnet and the widespread use of cyberweapons that followed. 

  • Passcode Voices Opinion: The triumph of Privacy Shield

    The new data transfer pact between the US and European Union known as Privacy Shield opens the door to a new era of safe and secure digital commerce for Europeans.

  • Privacy Microsoft ruling limits government access to data stored overseas

    Tech advocates hailed the decision in a case over access to emails stored on data servers in Ireland as a boon for privacy rights in the Digital Age.

  • Passcode Influencers Influencers: Antihacking law obstructs security research

    A strong 75 percent majority of Passcode’s Influencers said a US government law used to prosecute hackers overly restricts necessary security research.

  • Watch: Online communities and the future of national security

    Join the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative and Passcode on Thursday, July 14 for a panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges posed by disruptive technologies and self-regulating online communities.

  • Passcode Voices Opinion: A bold move in Congress to protect privacy

    Members of Congress on Wednesday launched the Fourth Amendment Caucus to defend privacy in an era of increasingly pervasive surveillance.

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