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Can cryptocurrency be used to bypass the impact of sanctions being applied against Russia?

In an interview on 28 Feb 2022, former Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton criticized several cryptocurrency exchanges that had decided against blanket bans for Russian users from their platforms. The decision against the bans on Russian users coincided with significant sanctions being applied against Russia following their invasion into Ukraine. Senator Clinton reiterated a common sentiment […]

Russia Invades Ukraine: What happens next?

On 23 Feb 2022,  Russian forces started a military operation targeting Ukraine. Reporting indicates that shelling in several Ukrainian cities has occurred, and footage from Kharkiv’s border shows Russian vehicles moving into Ukraine. In a fiery televised address, President Vladimir Putin has threatened dire consequences to any nations seeking to prevent this, labeling his offensive […]

Cyber Attacks: The Challenge of Attribution and Response

In December 2020, the world was rocked by an enormous supply chain attack against software provider Solarwinds, which provided unprecedented access to thousands of the company’s corporate clients. This included several key organizations within the US government and other companies within the private sector. Attackers were able to monitor SolarWinds’ network traffic and maintain persistence […]