Suzanne Smalley

Suzanne joined CyberScoop from Inside Higher Ed, where she covered educational technology and from Yahoo News, where she worked as an investigative reporter. Prior to Yahoo News, Suzanne worked as a consultant to the economist Raj Chetty as he launched his Harvard-based research institute Opportunity Insights. Earlier in her career Suzanne covered the Boston Police Department for the Boston Globe and covered two presidential campaigns for Newsweek. She holds a masters in journalism from Northwestern and a BA from Georgetown. A Miami native, Suzanne lives in upper Northwest Washington with her family.

Money

Beyond Trump, Twitter welcomes back purveyors of far-right disinformation

by Suzanne Smalley

Soon after allowing Trump's return to Twitter, Musk brought back other accounts that have promoted disinformation frequently in the past.

Government

Biden set to approve expansive authorities for Pentagon to carry out cyber operations

by Suzanne Smalley

The State Department fought hard to win back the cyber authorities that it lost under the Trump administration but did not prevail.

Geopolitics

'No guns, no guards, no gates.' NSA opens up to outsiders in fight for cybersecurity

by Suzanne Smalley

NSA cyberthreat analysts working at the Cybersecurity Collaboration Center now team up with more than 250 partners from across the defense industrial base and private cybersecurity firms.

Geopolitics

FBI director says he's 'extremely concerned' about China's ability to weaponize TikTok

by Suzanne Smalley

Christopher Wray said China could control TikTok's algorithm to support anti-American information operations, posing a serious risk.

Geopolitics

White House cyber official advocates nimbler NATO to confront digital threats

by Suzanne Smalley

White House official Anne Neuberger met with NATO officials in Rome to help craft plans to more rapidly respond to cyberthreats.

Government

Election disinformation fueled midterm conspiracies, but far behind 2020 levels, experts found

by Suzanne Smalley

Researchers found more than 40,000 tweets about tabulators in Maricopa County, Arizona, but disinformation didn't reach levels seen in 2020.

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