WannaCry attack reveals two troubling ethical lapses

The WannaCry ransomware attack continued to spread this weekend. Authorities in Europe say it’s impacting more than 10,000 organizations and 200,000 people in 150 countries. The malware behind WannaCry was reported to have been stolen from the National Security Agency in April. Cornell University engineering professor Stephen Wicker has briefed the U.S. government on cyber […]

Drone policy under Trump to follow Obama trajectory

Sarah Kreps, government professor at Cornell University and an expert in international security and use of drones, says that under Trump’s leadership, CIA chief Mike Pompeo is likely to continue drone policy established by the Obama administration. Bio: http://government.cornell.edu/sarah-kreps   Kreps says:  “Trump has given us no reason to think that his policies on drones would […]

Deputy Director of CIA to Speak at Cornell Sept. 17

WHAT:          Deputy Director of the CIA David S. Cohen will speak on “The Future of the CIA” WHEN:         Thursday, Sept. 17, 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. WHERE:        Hollis E. Cornell Auditorium in Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca MEDIA:         The event is free and open to the public. Media members must RSVP to […]