Our picksMounting cyberthreats; Instagram & hate; new flood insurance rules, and more

Published 21 March 2019

·  Cyber threats are emerging faster than DHS can identify and confront them

·  Instagram is the internet’s new home for hate

·  Nazis have always been trolls

·  Trump is right about Huawei

·  Louisiana braces for new national flood insurance program rules

·  Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he intentionally exposed kids to chicken pox instead of giving them vaccine

·  White supremacism isn’t insanity

Cyber threats are emerging faster than DHS can identify and confront them (Jack Corrigan, Defense One)
Secretary Nielsen: “The discipline of understanding what is emerging is where I find we are lacking.”

Instagram is the internet’s new home for hate (Taylor Lorenz, The Atlantic)
As other social networks wage a very public war against misinformation, it’s thriving on Instagram.

Trump is right about Huawei (Fred Kaplan, Slate)
Unfortunately, no one will take him seriously.

Nazis have always been trolls (Adam Serwer, The Atlantic)
They rely on murderous insincerity and the unwillingness of liberal societies to see them for what they are.

Louisiana braces for new national flood insurance program rules (Drew Broach, NOLA Media Group / Government Technology)
As FEMA works out new NFIP rules, residents and officials look forward to more accurate mapping, but worry that the price of flood insurance for some property owners may significantly increase.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says he intentionally exposed kids to chicken pox instead of giving them vaccine (Mark Osborne, ABC News)
The GOP governor has pushed to allow exemptions for vaccinations.

White supremacism isn’t insanity (Shadi Hamid, Foreign Policy)
If you want to stop terrorists like New Zealand’s mosque shooter, the first step is to try to understand what they’re saying.