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Trevor Logan

Cyber Research Associate

Biography:

Trevor Logan is a cyber research associate at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare (CEEW) project. Trevor contributes to the CEEW project’s work on various issues, including cybersecurity policy, state-sponsored hacking groups, cyber deterrence, and cyber strategies of U.S. adversaries. Before joining FDD, Trevor earned his MS in Defense and Strategic Studies / Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Studies at Missouri State University. He also holds a BS in Accounting and Psychology from William Jewell College.

Trevor Logan is a cyber research associate at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare (CEEW) project. Trevor contributes to the CEEW project’s work on various issues, including cybersecurity policy, state-sponsored hacking groups, cyber deterrence, and cyber strategies of U.S. adversaries. Before joining FDD, Trevor earned his MS in Defense and Strategic Studies / Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Studies at Missouri State University. He also holds a BS in Accounting and Psychology from William Jewell College.

U.S., UK Act to Block Chinese Technology Threat

19th April 2018 – FDD's CSIF Policy Brief

U.S., UK Act to Block Chinese Technology Threat

Annie Fixler , Trevor Logan

This week, the U.S. and UK governments took steps to combat key national security threats posed by two Chinese telecommunications companies. On Monday, the U.S. Commerce Department banned all U.S. sales to ZTE, a Chinese telecommunications company that violated export controls. more...

Analysis & Commentary

19th April 2018 – FDD's CSIF Policy Brief

U.S., UK Act to Block Chinese Technology Threat

Annie Fixler , Trevor Logan

This week, the U.S. and UK governments took steps to combat key national security threats posed by two Chinese telecommunications companies. On Monday, the U.S. Commerce Department banned all U.S. sales to ZTE, a Chinese telecommunications company that violated export controls. more...

14th March 2018 – Quoted by Ahval

Türk Telekom spyware shows need for industry regulation – Think tank

Aykan Erdemir, Trevor Logan

An operation that used imported technology to install spyware on computers used by customers of Turkey’s leading internet service provider, Türk Telekom, highlights a pressing need for regulation of military-civilian technologies, wrote Senior Fellow Aykan Erdemir and Cyber Research Associate Trevor Logan for the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. more...

14th March 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

Turkey Abused Western Dual-Use Technology to Inject Spyware

Aykan Erdemir, Trevor Logan

Turkey’s leading internet service provider, Turk Telekom, in which the Turkish government owns a minority golden share, has been reportedly using web-filtering technology to install spyware on customers’ computers – an allegation the company denies. The Citizen Lab, an award-winning digital freedom watchdog at the University of Toronto, announced on March 9 that Turkish internet users who sought to download popular programs, including Skype and Avast Antivirus, were being redirected surreptitiously to versions of those applications bundled with spyware. more...

22nd December 2017 – FDD Policy Brief

North Korean Hackers Target Cryptocurrency Exchange as Part of Larger Economic Warfare Strategy

Mathew Ha, Trevor Logan

Yapizon, which operates the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit, announced on Tuesday that it would suspend all trading activity and file for bankruptcy following a North Korean cyber attack. Youbit acknowledged that the breach resulted in the theft of 17 percent of the exchange’s total digital assets, consisting of 7.6 billion won, or $7 million worth of cryptocurrencies. more...