Cybersecurity and human rights

Cybersecurity and human rights

Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler Contributor More posts by this contributor A cyberattack has the power to paralyze cellular communications; alter or erase information in computerized systems; prevent access to computer servers; and directly harm a country’s economy and security by attacking its electricity networks or banking system. The necessity is clear for any country, but especially…

UK Intelligence Agencies

Photo: Alastair Grant (AP)Intelligence agencies in the UK are preparing to “significantly increase their use of large-scale data hacking,” the Guardian reported on Saturday, in a move that is already alarming privacy advocates.According to the Guardian, UK intelligence officials plan to increase their use of the “bulk equipment interference (EI) regime”—the process by which the…

Unpaid Agents, Dark Visitor Centers, Closed Trails: Effects of the Shutdown Beginning

ImagePeople walk along the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, hours before congressional leaders and President Trump failed to reach a spending accord, prompting the third federal government shutdown this year.CreditCreditAl Drago for The New York TimesROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. — The visitors’ centers at Rocky Mountain National Park were locked and dark on Saturday. Drivers…

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