The new book on National Security, Technology of Information and Law is out!
Apple is suing Israeli company Nso to stop its spyware. But what happens when private companies decide the limits of national security instead of entrusting this power to parliaments and civil society? by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian by Wired.it
Many of the analyses devoted to the battle between the American fund KKR and the French Vivendi for control of TIM have focused on industrial policy aspects in the telecommunications sector. They have only marginally touched on two crucial issues: what this operation means for Italian national security and – consequently – whether and how much the Draghi government should exercise its golden power and prevent the operation by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian by Interlex.it Continue reading “Golden Power and National Security in the game to conquer TIM”
This is an excerpt from COVID-19 and Public Policy in the Digital Age. It explains why the ‘war metaphor’ is a wrong message to deliver to the public.
International operations against groups accused of spreading ransomware for extortion purposes are multiplying. However, the way they are carried out resembles paramilitary actions more than police investigations. Is the law still the best tool to protect critical infrastructure? An analysis by Andrea Monti, professor of Digital Law in the Digital Marketing course at the University of Chieti-Pescara – Initially published in Italia by Formiche.net Continue reading “Fighting ransomware is still a matter for the law”
A Reuters press release announces that ‘governments are reacting against the Revil gang and taking it offline’. The article refers to an action concluded towards the end of October 2021 in which the FBI, together with Cyber Command, intelligence services and ‘likeminded countries’ blocked the activities of the criminal group REvil, blamed for the attacks on the US Colonial pipeline and Quanta Computer, the Taiwanese Apple supplier from which new product designs were allegedly stolen. by Andrea Monti – Initially published in Italian by Strategikon – an Italian Tech Blog Continue reading “Cybercrime: fighting with ‘whatever it takes”