Josephine Wolff
Josephine Wolff

Josephine Wolff is an assistant professor of public policy and computing security at Rochester Institute of Technology and a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Follow her on Twitter.

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Oct. 24 2018 3:05 PMBringing Pop-Ups to a Knife FightThe U.S. government plans to let Russians meddling in the midterms know they’re being watched. It’s worth a shot.
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Oct. 4 2018 3:55 PMThere Is No Good Way to Stop China From Planting Microchips in American ElectronicsFundamentally, there is no way to secure a global supply chain and manufacturing process.
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Sept. 7 2018 3:29 PMA Democratic-Republican Deal Not to Use Hacked Materials in Campaigns Was Never Going to Work
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Aug. 22 2018 4:26 PMThe U.S. Can’t Shame Russia Into Stopping Its Election Interference
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July 19 2018 7:09 AMThe National Intelligence Director Issued a Warning About a Cyber 9/11-Like CyberattackBut what would that look like?
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June 1 2018 10:00 AMDon’t Pay the Ransom Unless You Really Have ToHow hospitals can protect themselves against ransomware.
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May 22 2018 3:22 PMThe Trump Administration’s Astounding Hypocrisy on Cybersecurity Goes Well Beyond “But Her Emails”
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April 5 2018 3:04 PMGamers Are Not the Answer to the Shortage of Cybersecurity WorkersGrowing the field based on the people already in it is a mistake.
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March 13 2018 4:04 PMWhy Is the U.S. Government Really Afraid Of a Qualcomm-Broadcom Merger?The “national security” reason doesn’t make much sense.
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Feb. 16 2018 4:12 PMWhat Good Is an Indictment for Online Election Meddling?The U.S. keeps filing indictments for cyberconflicts, even though nothing ever comes from them.
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Jan. 10 2018 4:13 PMThe U.S. Government Should Show Its WorkWashington is suspicious of Huawei smartphones—but it won’t tell us why.
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Dec. 20 2017 1:31 PMTrust but Verify—if You CanShould we believe the U.S. government when it blames North Korea for a cyberattack?
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Nov. 20 2017 6:03 PMBorders in the CloudCountries are increasingly putting limits on how data travels.
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Nov. 8 2017 4:09 PMWhen State Election Boards Try to Increase Voting Machine Security, They Can Run Into Obstacles
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Oct. 17 2017 12:15 PMAttack of the Hack BackThe worst idea in cybersecurity is back again.
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Oct. 10 2018 10:34 AMGoogle Did the Right ThingDespite negative coverage, the company handled the vulnerability around Google Plus properly.
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Sept. 28 2018 8:00 AMStudents on the CaseUndergraduate interns from Notre Dame are serving as sworn officers in the St. Joseph County Cyber Crimes Unit.
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Aug. 23 2018 12:58 PMThe DNC Looks Increasingly Incompetent When It Comes to Cybersecurity
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July 30 2018 8:00 AMWhat Does Cyberinsurance Actually Cover?After a bank lost $2.4 million to hackers, its cyberinsurance company offered it $50,000.
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June 20 2018 3:49 PMThe Feds Love to Stack Charges When It Comes to CybercrimeThe many indictments of former CIA employee Joshua Schulte aren’t just about leaking information.
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May 29 2018 5:02 PMDid You Restart Your Router Like the FBI Asked?Or did you find an excuse not to because you aren’t comfortable messing with it?
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May 15 2018 3:06 PMThe Most Shocking Thing About Encrypted Email Being Vulnerable Is That Anyone Still Uses Encrypted Email
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March 23 2018 4:35 PMWhy University Networks Are So Tempting to Foreign HackersIt’s actually kind of sweet.
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March 5 2018 8:00 AMThe Internet Censor’s DilemmaThe more countries try to restrict virtual private networks, the more people use them.
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Feb. 12 2018 12:48 PMThe Real Reasons Why Cybercrimes May Be Vastly UndercountedCrimes that target victims online might be soaring. But law enforcement agencies aren’t keeping up.
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Jan. 5 2018 4:27 PMThe Bright Side of the Two Intel Chip Security Vulnerabilities
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Dec. 6 2017 5:26 PMThe Cryptocurrency CrackdownThe SEC’s cyber unit has filed its first complaint, and it’s a good one.
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Nov. 16 2017 1:39 PMWhen Should the Government Stockpile Software Vulnerabilities?A new process attempts to help guide decision-making.
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Oct. 25 2017 4:04 PMA Massive New Internet of Things Bot Is Growing, and No One Knows What It Will Do
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Sept. 12 2017 7:15 AMHow Bad Is the Equifax Hack?It will take us a long time to figure that out.

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