Israel v. Iran: An Underground Cyberwar Bubbling Up to the Surface

Written by: Cormac O’Harrow In all likelihood, you’ve probably heard of Stuxnet: a joint CIA/Mossad cyberattack that crippled Iran’s nuclear centrifuges in 2010. You may have even heard of Natanz, another Iranian centrifuge site that was targeted earlier this year and was attacked using a Stuxnet-style virus. This too was a Mossad, the Israeli Intelligence…

Cybersecurity Abroad: Insights from Successful Approaches

Written by: Cormac O’Harrow As the world continues to change at a rapid pace, so does the nature of Homeland Security. Since the advent of the pandemic, this dynamic has only become more and more prevalent, signaled particularly through the explosion of cyber-attacks. The data show that these incidents are on the rise as more…

Fiji’s Online Safety Act: A ‘Trojan Horse’ for Internet Censorship

By: Jack Urban In May 2018, the Republic of Fiji, led by Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama, passed into law landmark legislation geared toward creating a safe online environment free of cyberbullying, cyberstalking, trolling, fake news, harassment, and revenge porn. Despite this, the Online Safety Act (OSA) failed to get any opposition party member’s vote. Why?…

Tomorrow’s Warfare, Held Back By Today

Written by: Sam Buisman Entering into a war is like stepping into a river: while the environment is familiar, your immediate surroundings are constantly changing. War always involves a number of opposing parties engaged in armed conflict, but the means by which it is waged have changed drastically over time. “Armed” embodies a different definition…