Cybersecurity at the top of Obama’s agenda

On the heels of the newly-released cybersecurity framework, President Obama is expected to sign an executive order today that will encourage information sharing between the government and companies who come under cyberattack.

Read AICGS’ analysis of cybersecurity as it pertains to both German and American companies and societies, and why the two approach this twenty-first century challenge from different perspectives.

Cyber Security and Privacy

German/U.S. Data Transfers: Crucial for Both Economies, Difficult to Regain Trust

Cease-fire negotiated in Ukraine crisis

European leaders have successfully negotiated a cease-fire in the conflict in eastern Ukraine, set to begin on Sunday.  German chancellor Angela Merkel has been a leading voice in the region, calling on Russia to respect Ukrainian sovereignty and evaluating options should Russia refuse to do so.

Read more about Merkel’s leadership in the crisis and Germany’s willingness to be a more active player in global security concerns.