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China’s Secret Weapon In South Korea Missile Fight: Hackers

Two can play this game.  But then again, perhaps that is why China practices to go to war ‘disconnected,’ — according to their White Paper publication of ‘Unrestricted Warfare.’   RCP, fortumascorner China’s Secret Weapon In South Korea Missile Fight: Hackers China denies it is retaliating over the Thaad missile system, but a U.S. cybersecurity […]

The 3 ‘B’s’ Of Cybersecurity [Commentary]

The 3 ‘B’s’ Of Cybersecurity [Commentary] By Scott Shackelford, fifthdomain.com View Original April 18th, 2017 Photo Credit: kirill_makarov via shutterstock.com Large-scale cyberattacks with eye-watering statistics, like the breach of a billion Yahoo accounts in 2016, grab most of the headlines. But what often gets lost in the noise is how often small and medium-sized organizations find themselves under attack. In […]

The Cyber And Information Space: A New Formation In The Bundeswehr

https://www.osw.waw.pl/en/publikacje/analyses/2017-04-12/cyber-and-information-space-a-new-formation-bundeswehr  The Cyber And Information Space: A New Formation In The Bundeswehr ANALYSES 2017-04-12 Justyna Gotkowska On 5 April a new organisational structure was formed as part of the Bundeswehr: the Cyber and Information Space (Cyber-und Informationsraum, CIR). It holds the same rank as the Joint Support Service and the Joint Medical Service, which function […]

The Relationship Between Third Offset Strategy And Multi-Domain Battle

http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/the-relationship-between-third-offset-strategy-and-multi-domain-battle?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB 04.10.2017&utm_term=Editorial – Early Bird Brief The Relationship Between Third Offset Strategy And Multi-Domain Battle By: Mark Pomerleau, April 7, 2017 (Photo Credit: DARPA) The nature of war is not changing but rather the character of war is with social media, cyber operations, information operations and small commercially available unmanned aerial vehicles, which all lead to an increasingly […]

Secretary Tillerson, Secretary Mnuchin, And Secretary Ross On POTUS Trump’s Meetings With President Xi Of China

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/04/07/briefing-secretary-tillerson-secretary-mnuchin-and-secretary-ross The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release: Secretary Tillerson, Secretary Mnuchin, And Secretary Ross On POTUS Trump’s Meetings With President Xi Of China Tideline Resort and Spa Palm Beach, Florida 3:58 P.M. EDT MR. SPICER:  Hi, guys.  So this is being streamed back to both the Tideline, as well as […]

Russian Experts See Insufficient Attention To Countering PGS, Cite U.S. ‘Geophysical Vulnerabilities’

03/17/2017 Russian Experts See Insufficient Attention To Countering PGS, Cite U.S. ‘Geophysical Vulnerabilities’ Moscow Nezavisimoye Voyennoye Obozreniye Online in Russian 17 Mar 17 [Article by Leonid Orlenko: “How To Protect Against Prompt Global Strike. The Invulnerability of Strategic Nuclear Forces in a Surprise Nuclear Attack Must Be Guaranteed”] About the author: Leonid Petrovich Orlenko is […]

Japan-Based Military Expert Says That North Korean Missile Failures May Be Due To Sabotage

www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is the gist of an article by Sophie Williams in the April 6, 2017 edition of the Daily Mail Online.  She writes that “a failed North Korean missile launch on April 5, 2017,” may have been due to U.S. sabotage.  Lance Gatling, a defense analyst and President of the […]

China Pivots Its Hackers From Industrial Spies To Cyber Warriors

China Pivots Its Hackers From Industrial Spies To Cyber Warriors APRIL 2, 2017 | LEVI MAXEY www.thecipherbrief.com View Original April 2nd, 2017 China continues to deploy military equipment to contested islands in the South China Sea, raising concerns among regional players and U.S. forces stationed in the Pacific. A Chinese government strategy document published last month by China’s state-owned […]

China Developing Cyber Capabilities To Disrupt U.S. Military Operations

China Developing Cyber Capabilities To Disrupt U.S. Military Operations APRIL 2, 2017 | MARTIN LIBICKI www.thecipherbrief.com View Original April 2nd, 2017 China is a burgeoning great power. It is continually figuring out the various dimensions of power – not least of which is power in cyberspace – and putting them to use. Like other great powers dealing […]

Pentagon Drumbeat: Military Sharply Warns Congress Against Punting On Spending

For Immediate Release:March 31, 2017 Contact:HASC Communications (202)-225-2539 DEFENSE DRUMBEAT: MILITARY SHARPLY WARNS CONGRESS AGAINST PUNTING ON SPENDING By Jeremy Herb, CNNMarch 30, 2017Washington (CNN) The Navy will cancel ship deployments and shut down carrier air wings. The Air Force will ground all non-deploying squadrons in the US. Blue Angel shows will be scrapped, and […]