Haroon Meer

Haroon Meer

Opinion

Silicon Valley, spy agencies and software sovereignty

Countries need homegrown technology as an economic incentive and to have some measure of independence and security.

Silicon Valley, spy agencies and software sovereignty

US & Canada

Why discussions on cyber snooping have been so painful

Consumption of American culture and ultimately 'values' has created a false sense of security, writes Meer.

Why discussions on cyber snooping have been so painful

US & Canada

Hacking incidents and the rise of the new Chinese bogeyman

Many are beginning to realise that the military digital complex can be more profitable than its industrial complex.

Hacking incidents and the rise of the new Chinese bogeyman

Science & Technology

Cyberwar, Stuxnet and people in glass houses

The Pentagon has concluded that cyber attacks are "acts of war" and may therefore merit a full military response.

Cyberwar, Stuxnet and people in glass houses

Science & Technology

Lessons from Anonymous on cyberwar

A cyberwar is brewing, and Anonymous reprisal attacks on HBGary Federal shows how deep the war goes.

Lessons from Anonymous on cyberwar