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. 3 2017 2:05 PMAt Long Last, a Sensible Internet of Things Security Bill Has Been Introduced in the Senate
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July 11 2017 6:03 PMHow Worried Should We Really Be About Security Firm Kaspersky Lab’s Ties to Russia?
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June 28 2017 11:20 AMEastern European Countries Are Getting Very Good at Responding to Cyberattacks
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May 31 2017 2:21 PMTrump Reportedly Wants World Leaders to Call Him on His Cellphone. Is That Risky?
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May 12 2017 4:20 PMThe Malware Attacking the U.K.’s National Health Service Could’ve Been Stopped. Here’s Why It Wasn’t.
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April 10 2017 5:38 PMSomeone Set Off All of Dallas’ Tornado Sirens Over the Weekend. But Was It a Hack?
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March 16 2017 11:38 AMThe Russian Officials Charged in the Yahoo Hack Will Never Be Arrested. Maybe That’s OK.
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March 1 2017 4:11 PMCloud Computing Makes the Internet More Reliable and Secure, Except When It Doesn’t
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Feb. 7 2017 7:05 AMPracticing Good Personal Cybersecurity Isn’t Just About Protecting YourselfRemember: The internet is a network.
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Jan. 27 2017 10:32 AMTrump’s God-Awful Phone and Twitter Security Isn’t as Scary as His Cybersecurity Policies
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Dec. 12 2016 2:17 PMReince Priebus Is Either Lying or DelusionalHe denies the CIA’s assertion that the RNC was hacked. He can’t possibly know that.
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Oct. 19 2016 4:44 PMWhy Don’t We Know More About Trump’s and Clinton’s Cybersecurity Policies?
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Sept. 9 2016 12:15 PMCyber Is Not a NounWhen you use it that way, it sounds like you don’t know what you’re talking about.
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Aug. 9 2016 5:02 PMApple Has Decided to Pay Bounties to Hackers. It’s About Time.
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July 26 2016 12:00 PMThe Democrats’ Other Server ProblemThe DNC should have outsourced its email to Google, Yahoo, or another major company.
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July 19 2017 2:28 PMTillerson Is Reportedly Considering Shuttering State’s Cyber Office. That’s a Horrid Idea.
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July 10 2017 12:11 PMExactly How Stupid of an Idea Is a U.S.-Russia Cybersecurity Unit?Maddeningly, bafflingly, excruciatingly stupid.
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June 19 2017 6:44 PMThe Main Revelation from the GOP Data Firm’s Leak? Political Data Is Vastly Overvalued.
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May 16 2017 10:56 AMComey Leaves Behind an FBI With More Technical Expertise—and Less Technical CredibilityHe badly misjudged public perception of the bureau’s use of technology.
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May 9 2017 3:25 PMThe FBI Relied on a Private Firm’s Investigation of the DNC Hack—Which Makes the Agency Harder to Trust  
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March 30 2017 4:42 PMWhy We Need to Be Much More Careful About How We Use the Word Cyberattack
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March 7 2017 2:34 PMNo One Should Give In to Cyber Extortion Unless It’s a Life or Death Situation
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Feb. 27 2017 1:20 PMThe Good and Bad News About CloudbleedThe affected company was transparent. But you still should change all of your passwords.
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Feb. 1 2017 2:09 PMThe Ransomware Attack That Locked Hotel Guests Out of Their RoomsThis is a good demonstration of why electronic systems need physical backups.
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Dec. 21 2016 11:00 AMHow a 2011 Hack You’ve Never Heard of Changed the Internet’s InfrastructureIt all started with an internet user in Iran who couldn’t get into his Gmail account.
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Oct. 24 2016 3:49 PMThe Lessons of the East Coast CyberattackAt last we know the real danger of hacking an internet-connected toothbrush.
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Sept. 27 2016 11:15 AMThe Hacking Law That Can’t Hack ItThe five cases that show how the frustrating and confusing 30-year-old Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is.
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Aug. 17 2016 4:10 PMWhat Exactly Are the NSA Hackers Trying to Accomplish?This breach is very different from what we usually see.
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Aug. 9 2016 9:30 AMWhere Is the Snapchat for Work?Office gossip and snark should disappear automatically.
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July 19 2016 3:00 PMPrivacy From What?A new play starring Daniel Radcliffe shows just how muddled our conversations about data are.

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