Daniel Cassman

I’m a national security attorney based in San Francisco. I’m interested in information security, technology, and policy. I love going on adventures and taking pictures.





"Countdown to Zero Day" by Kim Zetter

Countdown to Zero Day is an account of the Stuxnet worm, widely regarded as the world's first cyberweapon. It was a computer worm that most…
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"This is How They Tell Me the World Ends" by Nicole Perlroth

Nicole Perlroth is The New York Times 's cybersecurity and digital espionage reporter, and This is How They Tell Me the World Ends is her…
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"The Looming Tower" by Lawrence Wright

Lawrence Wright's authoritative history of Al-Qaeda and the lead-up to the September 11 terrorist attacks is one of those books I should have read a…
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"The City We Became" by N. K. Jemisin

The City We Became was a huge disappointment. N.   K. Jemisin is a fantastic writer — I loved her Broken Earth Trilogy , and I'm looking forward to…
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Here's what I've been listening to lately.

Album CoverLatest song:
Taylor Swift
Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)
From Wildest Dreams (Taylor's Version)
  1. The War on DrugsHarmonia's Dream
  2. Hogslop String BandTime Gets Away
  3. Jason IsbellCover Me Up
  4. Emily Scott RobinsonLet 'Em Burn
  5. The ChicksJulianna Calm Down
  6. Taylor SwiftAll Too Well (10 Minute Version) (Taylor's Version) (From the Vault)
  7. DawesAll Your Favorite Bands
  8. National Park RadioDecember
  9. Jason Isbell and The 400 UnitRiver