The Evolving Face of Cyber Conflict and International Law: A Futurespective

Emily Parkin

Since the inception of the internet, criminals, non-state actors and states have leveraged the inherent insecurities and vulnerabilities of cyberspace at an ever-increasing rate and with ever-more harmful impact. Data theft, ransomware attacks and critical infrastructure disruptions, to name a few, are now near daily occurrences. Notwithstanding the immense societal risks these activities present, a growing […]

Opinion | New Virginia law bans police arrest and ticket quotas

Emily Parkin

Placeholder while article actions load Nick Sibilla is a legislative analyst at the Institute for Justice. In a long-overdue reform, Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) last month signed bipartisan legislation that will finally prohibit ticket and arrest quotas for Virginia’s law enforcement agencies. Across the commonwealth between July 2020 and January […]

UK gov condones offensive cyber operations in cyberspace

Emily Parkin

The UK could lawfully launch “defensive” cyber attacks against countries which threaten critical national infrastructure, attorney general Suella Braverman has said. Attorney General Suella Braverman. Photo by Oli Scarff – WPA Pool/Getty Images In her speech at Chatham House, Braverman said she believes “that we can and should be clearer […]

NIS2 moves closer as deal reached on cyber laws

Emily Parkin

While precise details of what the draft new laws say have still to be published, high-level information about the second Network and Information Security Directive (NIS2) was made public after the European Parliament and Council of Ministers reached provisional agreement on the text late last week. The existing NIS […]

Police Report: May 19, 2022 | Police

Emily Parkin

Unless otherwise noted, people listed below are innocent until proven guilty in court: Responded to Dream Valley Blvd. for the open door complaint. Responded to Dream Valley Blvd. for the alarm. Responded to Genesee Street for the disorderly conduct complaint. Responded to Wadsworth Avenue for the harassment complaint. Responded to […]