Category Science & Technology

Evolution Of U.S. Cyber Operations And Information Warfare

Evolution Of U.S. Cyber Operations And Information Warfare divergentoptions.org · by Divergent Options · May 25, 2017 Brett Wessley is an officer in the U.S. Navy, currently assigned to U.S. Pacific Command. The contents of this paper reflect his own personal views and are not necessarily endorsed by U.S. Pacific Command, Department of the Navy or Department of […]

Russian Electronic Warfare In Ukraine: Between Real And Imaginable

Russian Electronic Warfare In Ukraine: Between Real And Imaginable Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 71 By: Sergey Sukhankin May 24, 2017 08:02 PM Age: 13 hours RB-301B “Borisoglebsk-2” jamming system (Source: informnapalm.org) The outbreak of war in the Donbas region (April 2014) turned Ukraine into one of the main targets of Russian information […]

‘Don’t Cry For Me Pyongyang:’ Cyber Security Firm, Symantec Increasingly Confident WannaCry Ransomware Attack/Cyber Pandemic, Linked to North Korea

‘Don’t Cry For Me Pyongyang:’ Cyber Security Firm, Symantec Increasingly Confident WannaCry Ransomware Attack/Cyber Pandemic, Linked to North Korea   http://www.fortunascorner.com      Joe Uchill has an article on yesterday’s (May 22, 2017) TheHill.com, noting that “researchers at [the cyber security firm], Symantec, are increasingly confident that a recent, massive ransomware outbreak — is linked […]

U.S. Military Satellites In Crisis As Foreign Weapons Advance And Proliferate; We Must Practice Going To War Disconnected Or, In An Environment Where Our Networks Are Severely Degraded — Otherwise, We Are Inviting A Nasty Strategic Surprise

U.S. Military Satellites In Crisis As Foreign Weapons Advance And Proliferate; We Must Practice Going To War Disconnected Or, In An Environment Where Our Networks Are Severely Degraded — Otherwise, We Are Inviting A Nasty Strategic Surprise   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Bill Gertz had an article with the title above in the Wednesday, May […]

Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars?

Conference video at the link to the web page: http://www.c4isrnet.com/articles/is-the-us-military-too-antiquated-to-win-modern-wars? Is The U.S. Military Too Antiquated To Win Modern Wars? By Mark Pomerleau, www.c4isrnet.com View Original May 17th, 2017 Experts in technology and warfare gathered Wednesday to discuss the U.S. military’s efforts to innovate in response to rapidly changing threats and its place in modern warfare. Bernadette Johnson, […]

SecDef Mattis Fills Key Executive Positions At The Pentagon

SecDef Mattis Fills Key Executive Positions At The Pentagon (GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE 16 MAY 17) … Erich Wagner   Defense Secretary James Mattis began to fill out his staff last week, announcing his choices for three key positions at the department. Experts said the appointees seem well qualified and broadly in line with that of his […]

North Korea Missile Detected By THAAD, Program Progressing Faster Than Expected

North Korea Missile Detected By THAAD, Program Progressing Faster Than Expected: South Korea By Christine Kim and Tom Miles | SEOUL/GENEVA  www.reuters.com View Original May 16th, 2017 SEOUL/GENEVA North Korea’s missile program is progressing faster than expected, South Korea’s defense minister said on Tuesday, after the U.N. Security Council condemned the weekend launch of a new long-range missile and demanded Pyongyang […]

In Computer Attacks, Clues Point To Frequent Culprit: North Korea

Excerpts: Security experts at Symantec, which in the past has accurately identified attacks mounted by the United States, Israel and North Korea, found early versions of the ransomware, called WannaCry, that used tools that were also deployed against Sony Pictures Entertainment, a Bangladesh Central Bank last year and a Polish bank in February. American officials […]

The United States Is Not Ready For A Cyber-Pearl Harbor

The United States Is Not Ready For A Cyber-Pearl Harbor By James Stavridis, foreignpolicy.com View Original May 15th, 2017 On May 12, the world witnessed a day that won’t exactly live in infamy but certainly should have a concentrating effect as we collectively grapple with the challenges of cybersecurity. Using a tool set that was “released into […]