Michael Ellis as NSA General Counsel

Over at Lawfare, Susan Hennessey has an excellent primer on how Trump loyalist Michael Ellis got to be the NSA General Counsel, over the objections of NSA Director Paul Nakasone, and what Biden can and should do about it. While important details remain unclear, media...

On Blockchain Voting

Blockchain voting is a spectacularly dumb idea for a whole bunch of reasons. I have generally quoted Matt Blaze: Why is blockchain voting a dumb idea? Glad you asked. For starters: It doesn’t solve any problems civil elections actually have. It’s basically...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m speaking at the (ISC)² Security Congress 2020, November 16, 2020. I’ll be on a panel at the OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum 2020 on November 17, 2020. The panel is called “Deep Dive:...

Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I’m speaking at the (ISC)² Security Congress 2020, November 16, 2020. I’ll be on a panel at the OECD Global Blockchain Policy Forum 2020 on November 17, 2020. The panel is called “Deep Dive:...