Russian Mobile App: FBI’s Warning

by DH Kass • Dec 6, 2019 Any Russian mobile application should be considered a “potential counterintelligence threat,” the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) told Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer in a recent letter. The FBI’s letter was written in response to one written by Schumer last July that called…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Of Note: 6 December 2019

The Vanderbilt University Latin American Public Opinion Project lab for international survey research has received a $10 million federal grant. The five-year U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) grant will support LAPOP AmericasBarometer survey and related activities, according to a release. The grant is the third received from USAID, which…

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all AI is military AI)

A recently published study from the Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), a think-tank at Georgetown University, indicates commonly held perceptions about China‘s supposed AI spending may be grossly off-base. Key takeaways suggest the PRC spends much less than the US on ‘military‘ and ‘defense‘ AI. Here’s a hot…

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#nationalcybersecuritymonth | Top U.S. Cybersecurity Officials to Depart as Election Season Enters Full Swing

WASHINGTON—Two top government officials with broad cybersecurity and election-integrity portfolios have announced they are stepping down this month, a loss of expertise in a critical area less than a year before the 2020 presidential election. Amy Hess, the executive assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch of…

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