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Cyber and FinTech

Securing American Interests: A New Era of Economic Power

6th February 2017 – FDD Press

Securing American Interests: A New Era of Economic Power

Eric B. Lorber

American economic power has become an increasingly critical national security tool in recent years. For well over a decade, the United States has leveraged the size of its economy, the centrality of the dollar, and America’s ability to set economic and financial global standards and norms to drive its national security goals. more...

Analysis & Commentary

23rd February 2017 – Quoted by Sean D. Carberry - Federal Computer Week

How to define cyber-enabled economic warfare

Samantha Ravich , Annie Fixler

The U.S. and its allies lack coherent doctrine and policy to defend against the growing range of cyber threats, and that is because of a failure to even agree on a common language to describe a "cyber attack," the authors contend. more...

23rd February 2017 – FDD Research

Framework and Terminology for Understanding Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare

Framework and Terminology for Understanding Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare

Annie Fixler , Samantha Ravich

The world is witnessing a new kind of war, fought not with bullets but with banknotes and bytes. Although the use of economic aggression against an adversary traces nearly as far back as the creation of economic systems – economic success can breed economic competition which in turn can become intertwined with adversarial relations – over time, economic warfare tactics have evolved. more...

6th February 2017 – FDD Press

Securing American Interests: A New Era of Economic Power

Eric B. Lorber

American economic power has become an increasingly critical national security tool in recent years. For well over a decade, the United States has leveraged the size of its economy, the centrality of the dollar, and America’s ability to set economic and financial global standards and norms to drive its national security goals. more...

2nd February 2017 – Quoted by Colin Lecher - The Verge

Donald Trump’s changes to Russia technology sanctions aren’t as shady as they sound

Eric B. Lorber

The Treasury Department today announced vague changes to sanctions issued against the Russian government for alleged election-related hacks. The move raised fears that Donald Trump — who likely benefited from the election malfeasance — was moving away from the United States’ stance toward Russia. more...