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“NEEDED–AN EMP MANHATTAN PROJECT”

“NEEDED–AN EMP MANHATTAN PROJECT” GRAHAM-PRY ARTICLE Inboxx Peter Pry via yahoo.com 9:59 AM (4 hours ago) to me THE HILL: Ignoring EMP threat is a death sentence for AmericansBY DR. WILLIAM R. GRAHAM AND DR. PETER VINCENT PRY, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 10/16/18 08:30 AM EDT 111THE VIEWS EXPRESSED BY CONTRIBUTORS ARE THEIR OWN AND NOT THE VIEW OF THE HILL     © […]

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 […]

Chinese Intelligence Officer Charged with Economic Espionage Involving Theft of Trade Secrets from Leading U.S. Aviation Companies

Chinese Intelligence Officer Charged with Economic Espionage Involving Theft of Trade Secrets from Leading U.S. Aviation Companies justice.gov · October 10, 2018 A Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS) operative, Yanjun Xu, aka Qu Hui, aka Zhang Hui, has been arrested and charged with conspiring and attempting to commit economic espionage and steal trade secrets from […]

Google Drops Out Of Pentagon Cloud Computing Competition

David Maxwell Comment:  “I wonder if this will come back to haunt Google.  But I doubt there will be any significant blowback. It is no longer possible for the government and the military (or the public in general) to cut ties from google products (as I send this from a gmail account using Google Chrome […]

Bloomberg’s Spy Chip Story Reveals The Murky World Of National Security Reporting

An interesting critique.Excerpts: Bloomberg’s Spy Chip Story Reveals The Murky World Of National Security Reporting By Zack Whittaker, techcrunch.comView Original Today’s bombshell Bloomberg story has the internet split: either the story is right, and reporters have uncovered one of the largest and jarring breaches of the U.S. tech industry by a foreign adversary… or it’s not, and a lot […]

Five Changes Democrats Will Seek At Pentagon If They Win Power

Five Changes Democrats Will Seek At Pentagon If They Win Power The Hill · by Rebecca Kheel · October 1, 2018 Democrats are pledging to rein in or reverse President Trump’s defense agenda if they take back Congress in November.From seeking to ensure that transgender troops can continue to serve to blocking the administration from building low yield nuclear […]

HASC Chairman Statement On Defense Appropriations

For Immediate Release:September 26, 2018Contact:HASC Communications (202) 225-2539THORNBERRY ON DEFENSE APPROPRIATIONSWASHINGTON, DC – Today, Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX), of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the Defense Appropriations package:“This is a big deal. For the first time in a decade, Congress has managed to fund our military in full and on time. […]

U.S. Urged to Rapidly Prepare For Electromagnetic Pulse Attack

https://freebeacon.com/national-security/u-s-urged-rapidly-prepare-electromagnetic-pulse-attack/ U.S. Urged to Rapidly Prepare for Electromagnetic Pulse Attack World War II-style Manhattan Project needed for electric infrastructure protection Bill GertzSeptember 24, 2018 5:45 pm Getty Images BY: The United States is vulnerable to a devastating electromagnetic pulse event caused by a high-altitude nuclear blast or solar superstorm, according to a recently published book. […]

This Is What Happened When Security Researchers Placed A CNI-Based Honeypot On The Dark Web

Excerpts: This Is What Happened When Security Researchers Placed A CNI-Based Honeypot On The Dark Web By Forbes Editors’ Picks, www.forbes.comView OriginalSeptember 6th, 2018 Kate O’Flaherty Contributor iI’m a freelance cyber security journalist covering Europe. This November, the US will test the ability of the nation’s power grid to bounce back from a simultaneous cyber-attack on electric, oil and natural gas […]

NSA Official: Foreign Hackers Have ‘Pummeled’ U.S. By Stealing IP – CyberScoop

NSA Official: Foreign Hackers Have ‘Pummeled’ U.S. By Stealing IP – CyberScoop cyberscoop.com · by Sean Lyngaas · September 5, 2018 Hackers sponsored by foreign governments have chipped away at the United States’ global economic advantage through a steady campaign of intellectual property theft, according to a top National Security Agency official. “It pains me to see the […]