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To See the Changes Edward Snowden Wrought, Just Look At Your Smartphone

August 28, 2015

After Edward Snowden leaked information about a wide range of government surveillance programs, many people expected a major legal shift in the world of Internet security. But calls for stricter laws may be missing the point. Read the full article HERE.

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Up in the Air

August 28, 2015

The drone revolution isn’t coming—it’s already here. Can UT expertise help us navigate the future? Read the full article HERE.

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Intel Chief: Russia Tops China as Cyber Threat

August 28, 2015

The top U.S. spy sounded alarms about America’s lack of preparedness to combat a growing threat from cyberattacks and said that Russia poses a greater cyberspying threat than China. Read the full article HERE.

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The White House has a policy problem, not an intelligence problem

August 28, 2015

The controversy du jour centers on President Obama’s recent 60 Minutes interview where, among other comments, he singled out DNI James Clapper for the intelligence failures that allegedly missed the Islamic State threat.

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Inside NSA

August 28, 2015

Welcome to “Inside NSA: We Brought in a Recording Device So You Don’t Have To”—a special series of podcast interviews of senior NSA officials that we conducted last week. Listen to the podcast HERE.

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Inside NSA, Part V–Fran Fleisch

September 1, 2015

Since the Snowden leaks began, managing the agency’s external relations has kept both General Keith Alexander and Inglis fully occupied, and Fleisch has basically functioned as the agency’s front-line manager. Listen to the podcast HERE.

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Inside NSA, Part IV–Anne Neuberger

September 1, 2015

Anne Neuberger, has the unenviable task of running NSA’s liaison with the U.S. private sector. She talks about NSA’s sense of responsibility for the predicament it has created for industry and the need for some clear legal process for industry cooperation with intelligence programs. Listen to the podcast HERE.

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Inside NSA, Part III–Lonny Anderson

September 1, 2015

A frank conversation about how Edward Snowden managed to steal the documents he took and what steps NSA is taking to make it harder for others who might try it in the future. Listen to the podcast HERE.

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Inside NSA, Part II–John DeLong

September 1, 2015

A particularly interesting discussion about the development of NSA’s compliance program, its history, and also why it does not seem to reassure more people that the agency is acting within the law. Listen to the podcast HERE.

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