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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Aug. 26 2015 4:33 PMWhat Exactly Does Reasonable Mean?The FTC’s maddening attempts to hold companies liable for cybersecurity lapses.
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Aug. 4 2015 4:16 PMPassing the BuckNew measures are supposed to keep credit and debit cards safer from fraud. But they may just be shifting the crime elsewhere.
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July 5 2015 8:17 PMYour Wi-Fi Network’s Soft UnderbellyYou probably don’t even think about this easy way for hackers to sneak in.
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June 17 2015 5:31 PMHack and FieldThe Cardinals allegedly hacked the Astros. But is it really hacking if you have a password?
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June 5 2015 5:13 PMOne Good Thing Came Out of the IRS Data BreachWe actually have solid information about it. That’s rare.
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April 29 2015 11:05 AMCybersecurity Legislation Is Too Short-Sighted
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April 10 2015 12:10 PMGo PhishWhy email is so laughably insecure right now.
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March 24 2015 1:10 PMIs a Little Technical Knowledge a Dangerous Thing?Why the Tsarnaev juror questionnaire screened for computer scientists.
How to Be Safe Online
Feb. 20 2015 9:36 AMSmells Like Cyberspace SpiritDon’t laugh at China’s ham-fisted attempt to praise its Internet in song.
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Jan. 26 2015 3:50 PMPointing the FingerWho should be held liable when there’s a massive data breach at a big company?
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Nov. 12 2014 8:04 AMIs That You?A new study shows why it’s so difficult to detect when an email account has been hijacked.
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Sept. 18 2014 1:24 PMCan the Celebrities Whose Photos Were Stolen Really Sue Apple?It may be harder to prove “harm” than it seems.
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Aug. 28 2014 1:43 PMNetflix vs. Healthcare.govThe two sites demonstrate two very different approaches to cybersecurity.
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July 22 2014 11:14 AMThe Return of the Typewriters?A German politician thinks the old-fashioned tech could thwart U.S. spying. But that’s not a solution.
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June 24 2014 3:48 PMThe Right to Bear Denial-of-Service AttacksDo we need a Second Amendment in the cyber world?
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Aug. 13 2015 6:00 AMDon’t Bug MeOracle’s chief security officer hates it when people flag software vulnerabilities. That’s absurd.
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July 30 2015 2:30 PMNo Experience RequiredIt’s actually not that difficult to protect your digital identity like an expert.
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June 25 2015 12:42 PMDon’t Blame the VictimOPM was negligent. But it’s the perpetrators who should be held responsible for the data breach.
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June 11 2015 2:49 PM Your IP Address or Mine?The celeb nude-photo investigation reveals a broader problem with catching hackers.
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May 12 2015 2:24 PMWhat Cybersecurity and Studying the Torah Have in CommonThere’s a good reason a major company just launched a cybersecurity yeshiva.
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April 14 2015 2:34 PMThe Great Cannon, Heartbleed, and POODLEHow cybersecurity threats get names—and why they’re important.
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April 2 2015 10:30 AMWhat Have You Learned, Target?We still have no idea how to make companies take data breaches seriously.
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March 3 2015 10:05 AMFollowing the Digital BreadcrumbsHow to distinguish online nutcases from honest-to-God villains.
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Feb. 16 2015 1:07 PMIgnoring the Warning SignsUsers don’t understand alerts about insecure browsing. Can we fix that?
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Dec. 17 2014 12:59 PMThe Most Important Cybersecurity Story That No One Is Talking About
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Oct. 14 2014 8:05 AMHow Companies Should Handle Data BreachesStep 1: Don’t wait until a hack takes place.
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Sept. 10 2014 3:59 PMNATO’s Empty Cybersecurity GestureIts new approach to cyberattacks misses some fundamental points.
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Aug. 12 2014 3:13 PMThe Internet’s Vulnerable BackboneHow cybercriminals hijacked the Web’s architecture to mine bitcoins.
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July 15 2014 5:46 PMYou Should Treat Public Computers Like Public BathroomsWith a little fear.
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June 19 2014 12:02 PMUnto the BreachThe FCC chairman shouldn’t make government regulation of cybersecurity seem like a last resort.

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