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CFR experts investigate the impact of information and communication technologies on security, privacy, and international affairs.

Hacking Defense and Diplomacy in Silicon Valley

by Guest Blogger Monday, March 27, 2017
U.S. Navy SEALs jump from an CH-46E Sea Knight during training near Fort Pickett. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Meranda Keller/U.S. Navy)

Scott Hartley is a venture capitalist and term member at the Council on Foreign Relations. His new book, The Fuzzy and the Techie (Houghton Mifflin), comes out in April. You can follow him @scottehartley

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Cyber Week in Review: March 24, 2017

by Adam Segal Friday, March 24, 2017
Harry Shum (C), Microsoft Executive Vice President of Technology and Research, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (L) show Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) a display of devices running the Windows operating system that were made in China by ZTE Corporation during a tour of Microsoft's main campus in Redmond, Washington September 23, 2015. (Ted S. Warren/Reuters).

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed:

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Cyber Week in Review: March 17, 2017

by Adam Segal Friday, March 17, 2017
Department of Justice staffer installs a poster of a suspected Russian hacker before FBI National Security Division and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California joint news conference on March 15, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters).

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed while you were in a pub:

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Hacking Charges Against Russian FSB Officers: A Quick Reaction

by Adam Segal Wednesday, March 15, 2017
A poster of suspected Russian hacker is seen before FBI National Security Division and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California joint news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, U.S., March 15, 2017. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters).

This post was co-written with Alex Grigsby, assistant director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program.

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