Act or be Hacked: A Leading Expert’s Proactive Strategies to Prevent Cyberattacks

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Cynthia M. Lardner

Cyber Security is always too much – too much money and too much time – until it just isn’t enough. Consider Friday’s news where a ransomware infection infiltrated organizations in 99 countries, including China and Russia. This should be enough to garner everyone’s attention about implementing simple rules for managing personal and professional privacy.

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Thawing the frozen Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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Cynthia M. Lardner

The frozen Israeli-Palestinian conflict has raged on almost since the day Israel achieved independence in 1948, further degrading the most destabilized region in the world.

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The Alleged Leaked Intelligence: A Classic Russian Playbook Move

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Cynthia M. Lardner

“The FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and whether there was any coordination between the campaign and Russia’s efforts,” testified FBI Director James Comey before the House Intelligence Committee (HIC) hearing held on Monday.

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NAFTA, the State Department and USAID

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Cynthia M. Lardner

 

What the Trump Administration Needs to Learn about Soft Power

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The Truth about Trump’s Promises on Climate Change, Clean Energy and Job Creation

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Cynthia M. Lardner

The Trump administration’s promises to reform the Environmental Protection Agency, to scale back on environmental laws and regulations, and to exit the Paris Agreement on Climate Change omit any explanation of the legal processes involved.

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Nationalism: Russian Hybrid Warfare

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Cynthia M. Lardner

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NATO’s Importance to the Security of the United States

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Cynthia M. Lardner

 

A Conversation with Jamie Shea, NATO’s Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges

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