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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.

How Bailing Out ZTE Damaged America’s Credibility

12th June 2018 – Fortune Magazine

How Bailing Out ZTE Damaged America’s Credibility

Annie Fixler , Trevor Logan

Last week, the U.S. Commerce Department announced an agreement to resolve a dispute with Chinese telecom company ZTE, which had violated U.S. sanctions by supplying sensitive technology to Iran. Rather than face a crippling ban on purchasing equipment from U.S. companies, ZTE agreed to pay $1 billion in fines—an unprecedented penalty from Commerce—and place $400 million in escrow to pay for any future fines the company might incur. more...

Analysis & Commentary

12th June 2018 – Fortune Magazine

How Bailing Out ZTE Damaged America’s Credibility

Annie Fixler , Trevor Logan

Last week, the U.S. Commerce Department announced an agreement to resolve a dispute with Chinese telecom company ZTE, which had violated U.S. sanctions by supplying sensitive technology to Iran. Rather than face a crippling ban on purchasing equipment from U.S. companies, ZTE agreed to pay $1 billion in fines—an unprecedented penalty from Commerce—and place $400 million in escrow to pay for any future fines the company might incur. more...

25th May 2018 – FDD's CSIF Policy Brief

Elimination of NSC Cybersecurity Post Weakens Interagency Coordination

Annie Fixler , Trevor Logan

Last week, the White House eliminated the position of cybersecurity coordinator on the National Security Council (NSC) staff. This decision comes at a time when cyber threats are expanding and the federal government needs the interagency process to help coordinate the implementation of new cyber strategies. more...

16th May 2018 – Fifth Domain

The US must secure its supply chain in the face of anti-satellite weapons

Trevor Logan

At the 34th National Space Symposium in April, U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson announced that the service is taking steps to secure its satellite networks by working with allied forces, commercial satellite owners and international organizations to share satellites currently in orbit. more...

15th May 2018 – FDD Policy Brief

Increasing U.S.-Ukraine Cyber Cooperation is a Step in the Right Direction

Boris Zilberman, Trevor Logan

In early May, the State Department announced a doubling to $10 million of U.S. assistance to Ukraine for the strengthening of its cyber defenses. The increased funding is an important signal that the U.S. stands with Kyiv as it faces a sustained and evolving cyber threat from Russia, yet addressing the ceaseless barrage of cyber attacks from Moscow will take more than the added funding. more...