“The digitization of banking has radically transformed what it means to rob a financial institution. North Korea, a country strapped for cash and with little to lose, is leading the world when it comes to the emerging art of cyberheists.”
In this article, Analyst and Editor Ryan Atkinson outlines the pervasive surveillance technologies used by the Gadhafi regime to spy on Libya’s population. Previously secret archives discovered after the fall of Tripoli in 2011 reveal the extent of the export of such technologies to the regime by foreign corporations.
In this article, Junior Research Fellow Maryse Kiese analyzes Canada’s contribution to NATO’s cyber defence strategy by shedding the light on its national approach to improve cyber security and deter cyber criminals.
Ryan Atkinson discusses the dangerous implications of future political influence operations, arguing that research must work to understand how current operations will incorporate advancing technologies.
In the final article of a three part series, we explore what norms govern cyber attacks, retaliatory or otherwise, within the realm of international conflict.
Experts from Public Safety Canada answer Program Editor Amaliah Reiskind’s questions on the current cyber security landscape and the establishment of the Canadian Centre for Cyber Security.
Black Mirror is an anthology series that explores the relationship between humanity and technology. Each episode takes us to a near-future world that often demonstrates the disturbing potential of today’s innovations. Season four includes the episode “Metalhead,” in which our anxieties regarding intelligent, autonomous drones is examined.