The Cold War is Over. The Cyber War has Begun.

Contemplating Russian nuclear threats during the Cold War, the strategist Herman Kahn calibrated a macabre ladder of escalation, with 44 rungs ranging from “Ostensible Crisis” to “Spasm or Insensate War.” In the era of cyberwarfare that’s now dawning, the rules of the game haven’t yet been established with such coldblooded precision. That’s why this period of Russian-American…

German Privacy Office Issues Privacy Shield Guidelines

Sept. 16 — New guidelines from one of Germany’s 16 state data protection regulators could shed some light on how the nation’s other enforcers will implement the European Union-U.S. Privacy Shield, data protection attorney told Bloomberg BNA Sept. 16. The guidance, issued Sept. 12 by the data protection authority (DPA) of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia…

Obama Launches First Cyberwar Against ISIS, Cuts Recruiting by 75 percent

The Obama administration has launched the first cyberwar against the Islamic State, a war that, coupled with real, not virtual, fighting, is producing one of the most encouraging on-the-ground success. The Obama administration has launched the first cyberwar against the Islamic State, a war that, coupled with real, not virtual, fighting, is producing one of…