The Stroz Friedberg Cyber Brief is a weekly roundup of cyber news that highlights developments in cybersecurity law and policy.


Past Issues




8/5/19: Capital One Suffers Massive Data Breach

7/29/19: U.S. Antitrust Review Turns Up Pressure on Big Tech

7/22/19: Tax Agency Hack Affects Most Bulgarians

7/15/19: FTC to Hit Facebook with Record $5 Billion Fine

7/8/19: Virginia Amends Revenge Porn Law to Include Deepfakes

7/1/19: Twitter to Flag Violating Posts by Politicians

6/24/19: Facebook Reveals Plan to Launch Cryptocurrency

6/17/19: China Blamed for Jamming Message App in Hong Kong

6/10/19: China Warns Tech Titans as Trade Tensions Flare

6/3/19: U.S. Preparing Antitrust Probe into Google

5/28/19: Assange Espionage Case Raises Free Speech Alarms

5/20/19: U.S. Escalates Tech Battle with China

5/13/19: U.S. Charges Chinese Men in Massive Anthem Hack

5/6/19: Russian Bill Tightens Kremlin’s Grip of Internet

4/29/19: FTC’s Facebook Ruling: A Defining Moment for Digital Privacy

4/22/19: Mueller Report Details New Russian Cyber Ops

4/15/19: Battle over Cyberattack Liability Playing out in Courts

4/8/19: UK Proposes Landmark Regs to Battle Harmful Online Content

4/1/19: Facebook to Block White Nationalist Content

3/25/19: Mueller Report is Partial Victory for Trump; Dems to Continue Probes

3/18/19: New Zealand Gunman Exploited Internet’s Dark Side

3/11/19: China Stealing Maritime Tech Research

3/4/19: On the Defensive, Huawei Plans to Sue United States

2/26/19: Debate over Hack of Australian Government

2/19/19: UK Panel Censures Facebook, Calls for Tech Regs

2/11/19: U.S. Takes Huawei Battle to Central Europe

2/4/19: Apple Cracks Down on Facebook and Google Apps

1/28/19: Pressures Mount on Huawei’s European Business

1/22/19: France Fines Google $57M in Test of EU Data Law

1/14/19: Poland Arrest Stirs new Fears about Huawei

1/7/19: Millions of Passport Numbers Swiped in Marriott Hack

12/17/18: Chinese Hackers Targeting U.S. Navy Contractors

12/10/18: U.S.–China Tensions Rise over Arrest of Huawei Exec

12/3/18: Marriott Reveals Historic Data Breach

11/26/18: U.S. Warns Allies of Huawei Threat

11/19/18: NYT Details How Facebook Mishandled Crisis

11/13/18: Facebook to Host French Regulators

11/5/18: U.S. Election Security Faces First Real Test Since 2016

10/29/18: Facebook Removes More Accounts with Iran Ties

10/22/18: Russian Charged with Interfering in U.S. Elections

10/15/18: Facebook Lowers Estimate of Hacked Accounts

10/8/18: Western Allies Accuse Kremlin of Hacking Campaign

10/1/18: Facebook Hit by Largest Breach in Its History

09/24/18: White House Issues Cyber Strategy

09/17/18: Trump Signs Order on Election Hacking

09/10/18: U.S. Charges North Korean Hacker

09/4/18: Big Tech Execs Head back to DC

08/27/18: U.S. Tech Giants Block Fake Accounts

08/20/18: China’s Cyber Shadow Looms over Asia

08/13/18: Def Con Becomes Lab for Election Hacking

08/6/18: Arrests Chip Away at Cyber Crime Ring

07/31/18: Concerns Grow about U.S. Census Security

07/23/18: Hackers Target Singapore Health Data

07/16/18: Indictment Details Russian Hacking of U.S. Election

07/10/18: House Raises Data Concerns with Apple, Google

06/11/2018: Bitcoin Dips After South Korea Hack

06/04/2018: Google Steps Away from Pentagon AI Work

05/30/2018: EU Leads Global Push on Privacy

05/21/2018: White House Cuts Top Cyber Post

05/14/2018: ZTE Becomes Pawn in Trade Fight

05/07/2018: UK Watchdog Affirms American's Right to Data