Future of Digital Security

2022 Developments: Expanding Cyber Threat Landscape, Growing Tensions Around Transparency, and Increasing Focus on Cyber Capacity Building

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IST advances Applied Trust and Safety work in partnership with the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation 

As the Institute for Security and Technology scales up its work in the field of Applied Trust and Safety, we are thrilled to work in partnership with the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation (PJMF), a global, 21st century philanthropy focused on bridging the frontiers of artificial intelligence, data science, and social impact.

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Future of Digital Security

IST’s 2022: By the Numbers

As we come to the end of this year of unprecedented productivity and growth, we at IST want to stop to thank you–our supporters–for helping us make 2022 such a success.

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Future of Digital Security

Eighteen Months On: Continued Progress on Ransomware Task Force Recommendations

In the 6 months since the publication of the Ransomware Task Force (RTF) Progress Report this May, we have seen a great deal of action to combat ransomware, but we have also seen the scale of the threat continue to grow, even as stakeholders continue to focus on it.

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Future of Digital Security

Scaling What’s Successful: Discussions on Countering Ransomware at the Paris Peace Forum

On November 11, the 5th Paris Peace Forum gathered leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss how we can work together in a world where we’re all “riding out the multi-crisis.” Split into five stages, four roundtable rooms, and multiple dedicated “spaces for solution” in a historic Parisian palace, the gathering was dazzling, and at least for me, a bit dizzying – the first really global multistakeholder gathering I’ve attended in the pandemic era.

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IST announces new support from Omidyar Network to develop a framework for a secure open-source software ecosystem

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CATALINK

Nuclear Risk Reduction: In Search of A Common Denominator

As global nuclear dangers rise, risk reduction efforts through effective crisis communications are more important than ever. Yet differences in constituencies, priorities, and strategic cultures of nuclear weapons states generate disagreement as to which measures genuinely reduce risk.

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Future of Digital Security

#RansomwareTaskForce at the White House International Counter Ransomware Initiative Summit

Last week I was honored to represent the Ransomware Task Force at the second International Counter Ransomware Initiative (CRI) Summit at the White House. While at the CRI, I highlighted the priority recommendations of the RTF, progress achieved since publication of the inaugural report, the Blueprint for Ransomware Defense, and the recently-released Cyber Incident Reporting Framework.

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IST to Partner with Metaculus on Forecasting the AI and Nuclear Landscape

The Institute for Security and Technology is excited to announce a partnership with Metaculus, a community forecasting platform designed to generate ML-optimized collective intelligence on topics of global importance.

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