Privacy controls need to be built into systems like the smart grid, but they are not serious barriers to implementation.
Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs
September 24, 2009
August 18, 2009
Richard Bennett explains how some complaints about the National Broadband Plan process amount to "working the refs."
August 17, 2009
The U.S. is at risk of losing its global competitive advantage and with it faster per-capita income growth.
August 7, 2009
While several countries in Europe have higher broadband penetration than the United States, recent claims by the European Commission that the EU leads the world in broadband are unsubstantiated
August 3, 2009
Richard Bennett discusses the false net neutrality crisis triggered by reactions to an inadvertent Denial of Service Attack caused by 4chan.org.
July 9, 2009
Cybersecurity legislation should emphasize strong partnerships with the private sector and effective international coordination to respond to online attacks.
June 14, 2009
An op-ed in the "Houston Chronicle" arguing that improving cybersecurity will require effort by a broad range of actors from government, academia and the private sector.
June 1, 2009
To succeed, the Obama administration's cybersecurity strategy needs to include private sector businesses, individual citizens, and other countries.
May 26, 2009
Vendors should play a huge role in developing certification requirements for electronic health record systems.
April 23, 2009
Listening to debates over IT policy, it would be easy for a casual observer to believe that the United States has only one goal for the digital economy: spurring broadband.