Insights & Research


The Path to Banning Ransomware Payments

For years there have been discussion around banning ransomware payments, but these have been too extreme. Now is the time for a reasonable scenario to ban payments.

Episode 10: Kemba Walden - Reflections of an Acting National Cyber Director

Former U.S. National Cyber Director Kemba Walden joins Alex Botting and Jen Ellis from the Center for Cybersecurity Policy & Law on the latest episode of the Distilling Cyber Policy podcast.

Most Promising Development of 2023: Government Focus on Cyber Policy

The most positive cybersecurity development of 2023? The focus and engagement of government policymakers spanning the globe.

Open Source Software Security Should Focus on Adoption of Memory Safe Programming Languages

The Cybersecurity Coalition’s comments in response to the Office of the National Cyber Director Request for Information on Open-Source Software Security focuses on the adoption of memory safe programming languages.

Striking a Balance: Preserving SEC’s Cyber Rules Amid Incident Reporting Backlash

New cybersecurity rules from the SEC will take effect this month and intend to enhance and standardize disclosures regarding cybersecurity. However, pushback on incident reporting requirements are eclipsing other important components of the rule.

Unraveling the Impact of USTR’s WTO Reversal on Cybersecurity and Global Trade

The Office of the United States Trade Representative to remove its support for policies in the World Trade Organization E-commerce Joint Statement Initiative around cross border data flows is in opposition to other U.S. positions.

NIST CSF 2.0 Includes Positive Changes, Need for Greater Consistency, Practical Guidance

The Cybersecurity Coalition submitted broadly supportive comments in response to the National Institute for Standards and Technology Discussion Draft of the Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) 2.0 Core.

Center for Cybersecurity Policy & Law Staff are Thankful for …

The staff at the Center for Cybersecurity & Law would like to say what they are thankful for this year.

Episode 9: Australian Cyber Policy with Ambassador Brendan Dowling

In the latest episode, Alex and Jen are joined by the Australian Ambassador for Cyber Affairs and Critical Technology, Brendan Dowling on the country's numerous recent cyber policy developments.

Ninth Circuit Avoids Vulnerability Disclosure Precedent, Following Amicus Brief

The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of all claims in a case that risked setting a precedent requiring premature vulnerability disclosure, In re Intel Corp. CPU Marketing.