Category Cyber War

An Assessment Of The Likely Roles Of Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning Systems In The Near Future

An Assessment of the Likely Roles of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Systems in the Near Future divergentoptions.org · by Divergent Options · July 16, 2018 Ali Crawford has an M.A. from the Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce where she focused on diplomacy, intelligence, cyber policy, and cyber warfare. She tweets at @ali_craw. Divergent Options’ content does not contain […]

The Devil’s Bargain For AI Companies Working In China

David Maxwell Comment “I am curious why all these tech company employees are protesting their companies’ dealings with the US government yet they seem to have no qualms about their companies working with the Chinese?” The devil’s bargain for AI companies working in China By Kaveh Waddell, www.axios.com View Original July 15th, 2018 American tech companies and […]

‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says Of Russian Attacks

‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks By Julian E. Barnes, www.nytimes.com View Original July 13th, 2018 The comments by Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, demonstrate the persistent divisions within the Trump administration on Russia.Photo by: Al Drago for The New York Times WASHINGTON — The nation’s top intelligence officer […]

Giant Pentagon Policy Bill Kicks Off Closed-Door Debate

Giant Pentagon policy bill kicks off closed-door debate Defense News · by Joe Gould · July 11, 2018 WASHINGTON — U.S. House and Senate conferees on the massive 2019 defense authorization bill met Wednesday to launch closed-door negotiations between the chambers’ competing drafts. Lawmakers are expected to wrangle over troop levels, how many F-35s to buy, a ban on […]

HASC Chair Opening Remarks – Subcommittee On Emerging Threats & Capabilities

For Immediate Release: July 11, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 OPENING REMARKS OF CHAIRWOMAN STEFANIK SUBCOMMITTEE ON EMERGING THREATS & CAPABILITIES WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Chairwoman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities, made the following remarks, as prepared for delivery, on the Subcommittee’s hearing titled “Department […]

Stolen U.S. Military Drone Documents Found For Sale On Dark Web, Researchers Say

Stolen U.S. Military Drone Documents Found for Sale on Dark Web, Researchers Say Discovery comes amid heightened concern about how U.S. military secrets may be insufficiently protected from hackers https://www.wsj.com/articles/stolen-u-s-military-drone-documents-found-for-sale-on-dark-web-researchers-say-1531301401?mod=e2tw An MQ-9 Reaper drone in flight at Creech Air Force Base on Oct. 17, 2015, in Indian Springs, Nev. PHOTO: SRA CORY PAYNE/ZUMA PRESS By Dustin Volz […]

Another Fitness App Reveals Data That Can Be Used To Identify Soldiers And Spies

Can this technology be used to disguise — or make it seem you are somewhere you aren’t?  RCP, fortunascorner.com   Another fitness app reveals data that can be used to identify soldiers and spies Polar’s Flow app exposes sensitive information that can be used to decipher where people live and work. The news: An investigation by De Correspondent and Bellingcat has shown […]

China Is Quietly Conducting Electronic Warfare Tests In The South China Sea

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/07/05/us-intel-report-china-quietly-testing-electronic-warfare-assets-on-sp.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain China is quietly conducting electronic warfare tests in the South China Sea ·           ·         China is quietly testing electronic warfare assets recently installed at fortified outposts in the South China Sea, sources tell CNBC. ·         Electronic warfare assets are designed to confuse or disable communications and radar systems. ·         A Pentagon spokesperson declined to comment on intelligence […]

How The Army Will Infuse Cyber Operations On The Battlefield

How the Army will infuse cyber operations on the battlefield fifthdomain.com · by Mark Pomerleau · July 5, 2018 Imagine a brigade combat team readying an assault on a small town in Eastern Europe. As part of the planning, cyber and electromagnetic activities (CEMA) staff recommend knocking out Wi-Fi connections in the town to prevent residents and forces […]

China Isn’t Playing Tech Catch Up – It’s Leapfrogging And It May Get Dirty

China isn’t playing tech catch up – it’s leapfrog and it may get dirty By Tom Holland, m.scmp.comView OriginalJuly 1st, 2018 The editor of China’s Science and Technology Daily caused a stir last month when he described “the large gap in science and technology between China and developed countries in the West, including the US” […]