Russian President Vladimir Putin answers questions from Russian and foreign internet users during a live press conference on July 6, 2006. (DENIS SINYAKOV/AFP via Getty Images)

It’s time to focus on information warfare’s hard questions

Our collective obsession with information operations are distracting from more fundamental questions about online influence.
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks during a news conference displayed on a television screen at a shopping area on June 30, 2022 in Hong Kong, China.(Anthony Kwan/Getty Images)

How Xi Jinping leveled-up China’s hacking teams

China's investments in cybersecurity education set the stage for a new, more prolific era of digital espionage.
President Biden listens to IBM CEO Arvind Krishna as he tours the IBM facility in Poughkeepsie, New York, on Oct. 6. IBM’s CEO Arvind Krishna announced a $20 billion investment in quantum computing, semiconductor manufacturing and other high-tech areas in its New York state facilities. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)

The quantum computing threat is real. Now we need to act.

Washington should strive to become the dominant power in quantum information sciences. Otherwise, the U.S. will be dangerously at risk.
The TikTok logo is pictured at the company’s booth during the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba prefecture on Sept. 15, 2022. (Photo by YUICHI YAMAZAKI/AFP via Getty Images)

Banning TikTok won’t protect Americans’ sensitive data

Banning TikTok because of its Chinese owners leaves policymakers playing a game of whack-a-mole instead of focusing on privacy legislation that matters.