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Future-Proofing the Internet From Radicalization & Extremist Content | Global Stage | GZERO Media

Future-proofing the internet from radicalization & extremist content

The Christchurch Call to Action, a political summit initiated by New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, gathered during the UN’s General Assembly to renew its commitment to creating a safer digital world.

The Summit was formed in 2019 following a massive terror attack in Christchurch that left 51 dead and dozens wounded. The terrorist used social media to livestream the murderous rampage for several minutes, and the video was viewed by thousands before it was removed from the internet.

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The Cyber Threat Ain't Going Away | GZERO World

Hackers, innovation, malice & cybercrime

In the 1950s, "phreakers" whistled their ways into free long-distance calls. Steve Wozniak then improved on the scam, making enough cash to get Apple started along with Steve Jobs.

Many of today's hackers are also bored kids trying to beat the system and make a quick buck in the process. But they can also do more sinister things, Ian Bremmer tells GZERO World.

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Ranking Cyber Threats | CISA Chief Jen Easterly | GZERO World

Ranking cyber threats: CISA chief Jen Easterly

Just a few years ago, we were worried about non-state actors like ISIS carrying out major cyberattacks. Is there still a threat?

"Low probability, but high impact," US cybersecurity chief Jen Easterly tells Ian Bremmer on GZERO World. Also, attacks by non-state actors are harder to verify.

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China & Russia: "Formidable" Cyber Adversaries | CISA's Jen Easterly on US Defense | GZERO World

China & Russia are "formidable" cyber adversaries: CISA's Jen Easterly

The next 10 years are critical for America to defend itself from China and Russia in cyberspace, says US cybersecurity chief Jen Easterly.

We'll know by then if we've won or lost the battle for tech innovation against Beijing and Moscow when it comes to things like smart cities, she tells Ian Bremmer on GZERO World.

And despite the Russians being a more urgent threat, the long-term race with China to dominate global tech is arguably even more important.

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How Private Businesses Help Fight Cybercrime | GZERO World

How private businesses help fight cybercrime

The federal government wants to help US businesses better defend themselves against cyberattacks — but little can be done if corporations don't report them.

That's why the Biden administration is championing a new law that forces them to do so, says Jen Easterly, head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.

The Cyber Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure Act requires whoever operates critical infrastructure to report attacks coming from state and non-state actors.

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Hackers, Russia, China: Cyber Battles & How We Win | GZERO World with Ian Bremmer

Hackers, Russia, China: cyber battles & how we win

The next decade will be a turning point in the global cyber arms race. And the stakes are very high.

If measured as a country's GDP, cyber crime would now be the world's third-largest economy after the US and China. And it only takes a single password — as Americans learned after the 2021 Colonial Pipeline attack — for cyber crime to cripple a company or humiliate a nation.

On GZERO World, Ian Bremmer speaks to Jen Easterly, director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, tasked with defending the country from all cyber threats — foreign and domestic.

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Podcast:  How the US will fight cyber wars


Listen: Jen Easterly is optimistic about the state of America’s cyber defenses, she tells Ian Bremmer on the GZERO World podcast. As director of the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, she is tasked with defending the country from all cyber threats, foreign and domestic, at a time when the stakes are very high. The next decade will be a turning point in the global cyber arms race. From Russian-backed ransomware attacks against America’s largest oil pipeline to the phone scammer who won’t leave you alone during dinner, we’re living in a brave new world.
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GZERO streams live from Davos

As industry and government leaders gather in person for the 2022 World Economic Forum, GZERO Media is hosting a special livestream to discuss “Crisis in a digital world” at 5 pm CEST/11 am EDT.

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