We have been letting the fox guard the hen house for far too long, and it's high time the US government did something about it.
CBS Interactive's Distinguished Lecturer David Gewirtz hosts ZDNet Government -- ZDNet's politics and policy coffeehouse -- where civics lessons meet technology, nothing is sacred, and everything is fair game.
David Gewirtz, Distinguished Lecturer at CBS Interactive, is an author, U.S. policy advisor, and computer scientist. He is featured in the History Channel special The President's Book of Secrets and is a member of the National Press Club.
The challenge is distinguishing between data collected for protection and data collection that violates our privacy, all while respecting the very core of our Constitution.
Is Kim Jong-un the Doctor Evil of the modern age? Are we really, seriously, back in the game of intercontinental ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads?
There's a level of responsibility that hits like a ton of bricks when you realize decisions you make can directly impact peoples' lives.
This article, the second in the series, looks at policy questions, and explores what might have to change in our policy discussions to encourage more telecommuting.
There are enormous societal benefits to working from home, but no one is really aware of them. We can save up to 60.5 billion gallons of gas and 36.9 billion wasted hours each year if we work from home.
If more legislation won't solve the piracy problem, is there anything that can reduce it? Yes, as it turns out, I believe there is.
For businesses and enterprises, the network vs. device debate is moot. They must protect both.
Some people seem to think that distributed denial of service attacks can be justified morally or ethically. Read this analysis to find out if that claim is supported or thoroughly debunked.
If we don’t start some level of reasonable cyberarms limitation talks now, there will be a conflagration later.