Category cloud computing

Watchdog Exposes Pentagon’s Cyber Struggles

Excerpts: Watchdog Exposes Pentagon’s Cyber Struggles The Hill · by Jacqueline Thomsen · October 14, 2018 Defense experts are seizing on a stunning federal report highlighting cyber vulnerabilities in U.S. weapons systems, calling it an embarrassing wake-up call for the Pentagon. A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released this week found that nearly all of the weapons systems it tested […]

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure?

How The U.S. Forced China To Quit Stealing — Using A Chinese Spy; But, Has China Already Placed Digital Landmines Inside U.S. Weaponry And Critical Infrastructure? http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above comes from Garrett Grafe’s October 11, 2018 article, posted to the cyber and technology website, WIRED.com. As has been well-documented and reported, Mr. Grafe writes that “China has become […]

CSPAN Discussion On Spies, Their Tradecraft And Foibles; And Perhaps The Greatest Spy Writer Ever — David Cornwell, Alias…John le Carre

CSPAN Discussion On Spies, Their Tradecraft And Foibles; And Perhaps The Greatest Spy Writer Ever — David Cornwell, Alias…John le Carre www.fortunascorner.com The National Book Festival was recently held at the Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., and the topic was about spying, spies, and John le Carre. This was the eighteenth annual such convention, with John Haskel […]

‘Threats Are Accelerating’ In Computing Speed And Lethality: Army Chief

An Australian view and a new term (for me at least): “Accelerated Warfare.” ‘Threats are accelerating’ in computing speed and lethality: army chief theaustralian.com.au · by Brendan Nicholson · September 3, 2018 Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, and the US Marines regroup at Hawaii’s Bellows Training Area during Exercise Rimpac 2018. Picture: ADF 12:00AM September […]

What’s In The New NDAA

David Maxwell Wrote: “A fairly comprehensive treatment (of a document that I am sure could be a thousand pages).Korea highlights:” What’s in the New NDAA By Scott R. Anderson, www.lawfareblog.comView OriginalAugust 14th, 2018 President Donald Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2019 into law on Monday afternoon, at an event at Fort […]

Hacking Tools And Ready-Made Phishing Pages Being Sold On Dark Web For $2; Dark Web Offers Run-Of-The-Mill Hacker An Opportunity To Move To Elite Status At A Very Cheap Price

Hacking Tools And Ready-Made Phishing Pages Being Sold On Dark Web For $2; Dark Web Offers Run-Of-The-Mill Hacker An Opportunity To Move To Elite Status At A Very Cheap Price     Waqas posted an August 4, 2018 article on the technology and security website, HackRead.com, with the title above. As Waqas notes, “there was a time when […]

Google’s Anti-Pentagon Decision Will Kill More People

Google’s Anti-Pentagon Decision Will Kill More People Precision bombing in war saves the lives of soldiers and civilians. A U.S. Army B-29 Superfortress bomber plane, with its bomb bay doors open, is seen mid-flight on July 25, 1944 during World War II. PHOTO: ASSOCIATED PRESS 245 COMMENTS By Andy Kessler Updated July 29, 2018 4:31 p.m. ET Earlier […]

Targeting The Future Of The DoD’s Controversial Project Maven Initiative

Targeting the future of the DoD’s controversial Project Maven initiative c4isrnet.com · by Kelsey Atherton · July 27, 2018 Bob Work, in his last months as deputy secretary of defense, wanted everything in place so that the Pentagon could share in the sweeping advances in data processing already enjoyed by the thriving tech sector. A memo dated April […]

Foreign Economic Espionage In Cyberspace

The 20 page report can be downloaded at the link below. Foreign Economic Espionage in Cyberspace NATIONAL COUNTERINTELLIGENCE AND SECURITY CENTER https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/cyberscoop-media/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/26114025/2018ForeignEconomic-Espionage-Pub_FINAL.pdf Executive Summary  In the 2011 report to Congress on Foreign Spies Stealing U.S. Economic Secrets in Cyberspace, the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive provided a baseline assessment of the many dangers facing […]

The Law Of Military Cyber Operations And The New NDAA

The Law of Military Cyber Operations and the New NDAA By Robert Chesney, www.lawfareblog.com View Original July 26th, 2018 How will the soon-to-be-enacted NDAA alter the legal framework for military operations in the cyber domain? The House version of the bill would not have impacted this question much, but as I wrote here and here the Senate version had several interesting […]