The recent WhatsApp lawsuit shows the significant risk to individuals, as well as public trust, that comes from allowing commercial systems to remain exploitable.
July 1, 2015
Until U.S. policymakers address concerns from foreign customers that U.S. companies may be more vulnerable to NSA surveillance than their non-U.S. counterparts, U.S. companies will continue to face a disadvantage selling their products and services abroad, writes Alan McQuinn in Cyber Defense Magazine.
June 17, 2015
Given the scope and sensitivity of the personal information that the U.S. government collects, doing a job that is “good enough for government” is no longer acceptable when it comes to information security.
June 9, 2015
A failure to sufficiently reform U.S. surveillance policies is hurting U.S. technology companies, costing American jobs, and weakening the U.S. trade balance.
March 12, 2015
Recent reports suggest the U.S. government wants to ban strong encryption, a policy that could spell disaster for both U.S. competitiveness and civil liberties. Can policymakers reconcile the needs of law enforcement with good cybersecurity practices? Join ITIF for a lively panel discussion.
January 27, 2015
Daniel Castro will be participating in a panel on consumer privacy at State of the Net 2015.
December 19, 2014
Alan McQuinn writes in The Hill that the Secure Data Act could help law enforcement stop cybercrime.
October 31, 2014
The Obama administration has missed an opportunity to jump-start adoption of contactless payment systems.
February 25, 2014
Daniel Castro will speak about the NSA’s impact on the economy, information security, and Internet freedom at a New America Foundation event.
December 16, 2013
ITIF will host a panel discussion on the technological and legal aspects of the battle against spam.
October 4, 2013
The Court’s ruling imperils standard practices in the IT industry and is based on incorrect factual assumptions about Wi-Fi technology.