Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

December 1, 2009
An op-ed in Federal Computer Weekly discussing the problems with relying on professional certification to improve the security outlook of government agencies.
November 15, 2009
Rob Atkinson describes how better data needs to be available on America's colleges and universities.
October 26, 2009
In this video blog Rob Atkinson explores the debate over online behavioral targeting.
September 24, 2009
Privacy controls need to be built into systems like the smart grid, but they are not serious barriers to implementation.
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
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.