New privacy bill tilts power away from consumers

Congress recently approved a bill to overturn the nation’s strongest internet privacy protections. President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law this week. Cornell University engineering professor Stephen Wicker has briefed the U.S. government on cyber security, information technology and privacy concerns and is the author of “Cellular Convergence and the Death of […]

Voter confidence will dwindle if Russian cyber threats continue

Russian hackers targeted voter registration systems in Illinois and Arizona, according to the FBI. The most recent event is the latest cyber threat involving U.S. elections and party operations. Vitaly Shmatikov is a computer science professor at Cornell Tech whose research area includes security and privacy. He says the main danger of the election system […]