Cybersecurity challenges

One of the challenges with cybersecurity is that the discussion is often about worst-case scenarios — a cyber-Pearl Harbor, for example.

That often makes it difficult to put cybersecurity in context and assess the actual risks.

Chris Bronk is a research fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and an adjunct instructor of computer science at Rice.

Register for the Ask the CIO Chat with Andy Ozment of the Homeland Security Department on Oct. 11, at 1:30 p.m.

He previously served as a Foreign Service officer and was assigned to the State Department’s Office of e-Diplomacy.


He has a column in World Politics Review, Time to Move Toward a More Secure Cyberspace.

He tells us more about his views.