David Gewirtz rarely discusses values or religious issues (rather than political issues) here on ZDNet Government. This time, though, he responds to a reader with fire and brimstone.
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We haven't quite figured out, even 200 hundred years after the time of Ben Franklin, how to reconcile our need for security with our need for freedom.
In a shocking act of actual patriotism by elected officials, some Congressional representatives have been exploring how to keep America safe in the face of dire circumstances.
Russian propaganda arm RT.com slams an American emergency communications plan. Many Americans unknowingly retweet Russia's headlines.
It's just another malware Monday.
The more prepared you are to fight a war, and the more prepared you are to win the war, the less chance there is that you'll have to go to war.
Thanks, Facebook. You just [expletive deleted] us up the [expletive deleted]. [Expletive deleted] you!
Cyberwar, cybercrime, cyberattack. We're hearing about it all the time. The fact is, it's not going away. Not by a long shot.
Even within the scope of defense and containment, there is at least one initiative that opens the door to offensive and espionage-related activities.
Questionable loyalties: the cybersecurity implications of buying system software from foreign companies
Do you trust commercial programs made in foreign nations, particularly those nations with authoritarian regimes or a history of cyberattack?