The hacking of French president-elect Emmanuel Macron’s campaign has shed light on the importance of a strong IT security strategy in a clutch situation. WSJ Pro’s Kate Fazzini talks the key cybersecurity lessons companies can learn from the attack. Source: Cybersecurity Lessons From the French Election Hacking
Republicans blame legislation for stymying lending but figures tell another story Source: Did Dodd-Frank really hurt the US economy?
The White House would like $19 billion in funding from Congress to improve the government’s cyber security posture. You might think that after Congressional hearings lambasting executive officials for the multiple serious breaches of security, such a bill would pass easily. You’d be wrong. You can read the full article here.
As President Xi Jinping prepared to visit the United States, Washington warned of possible sanctions over digital attacks. Beijing pushed back by organizing a technology forum of industry leaders. Source: China Flexes Tech Muscles Before a State Visit – The New York Times
Week ahead: House to vote on cyber bills | TheHill.
Baseball or Soccer? – NYTimes.com.
I’ve been reading Ike’s Bluff, by Evan Thomas. Dwight D. Eisenhower is famous for more than a few things (e.g., Supreme Allied Commander during WWII, D-Day, President of the United States, etc.). President Eisenhower often talked about “The Great Equation”, which in his terms was the struggle between freedom and security within the western democracies.…