Category Encryption

Why Hackers Aren’t Afraid Of Us

Excerpts: Yet out of a reflexive secrecy about cyberoperations — motivated by an unwillingness to acknowledge both our vulnerabilities and our detection abilities — the United States never called out the Russians for what they were doing. Nor did we exact any punishment. That proved to be a huge mistake. If Mr. Putin thought there […]

Former NATO Commander Envisions New Cyber Branch of Military

Excerpt: Cyberattacks carried out by nation states such as Russia and North Korea increasingly are sophisticated and brash, said Mr. Stavridis, the current dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. A dedicated cybersecurity unit would help critical infrastructure operators, for example, prevent and respond to attacks that could cause widespread […]

Blockchain All The Rage — But, It Comes With Numerous Risks

rp-blockchain-security-risks Blockchain All The Rage — But, It Comes With Numerous Risks      The title above is from Kelly Sheridan’s June 13, 2018 article she posted on the security and technology website,  And, she’s right, as being associated with blockchain has become a cottage industry on Wall Street.  “If you haven’t jumped into the […]

‘It’s Only A Matter Of Time’ Before Cyber Terrorists HACK An Aircraft And Bring It Down — According To A New Study By The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security 

DHS-Document-Release-on-Aviation-Cybersecurity ‘It’s Only A Matter Of Time’ Before Cyber Terrorists HACK An Aircraft And Bring It Down — According To A New Study By The U.S. Department Of Homeland Security      Numerous news outlets are citing documents obtained by the news cite – Motherboard – warning that “it is only a matter of time before cyber […]

North Korea’s Nuclear Threat Is Nothing Compared To Its Cyber Warfare Capabilities

The comment highlighted in blue below is by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP, David Maxwell Comment:  “Yes it is farfetched to think this but I will throw this out anyway:  What if the north thinks that its cyber capabilities can be more effective […]

Are We Headed For A ‘Cyber Cuban Missile Crisis’ With Russia?

Are We Headed for a ‘Cyber Cuban Missile Crisis’ with Russia? · by | Suzanne Kelly · June 5, 2018 Bottom Line: The risk posed to U.S. national security by what are believed to be Russian-backed hacking groups, is similar to the October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis according to Cipher Brief Experts, but different, in that the U.S. […]

China’s ZTE Was Built To Spy And Bribe, Court Documents Allege

China’s ZTE was built to spy and bribe, court documents allege The Sydney Morning Herald · by Nick McKenzie · May 31, 2018 ZTE, the Chinese telecommunications company bidding for major contracts in Australia, and at the centre of Donald Trump’s trade war with Beijing, was established partly as a front for military intelligence and has been linked […]

How Spies Can Use Your Cellphone To Find You – And Eavesdrop On Your Calls And Texts Too

Excerpt: “I don’t think most Americans realize how insecure U.S. telephone networks are,” Wyden said in a statement. “If more consumers knew how easy it is for bad guys to track or hack their mobile phones, they would demand the FCC and wireless companies do something about it. These aren’t just hypotheticals.” How spies can use […]

China’s Xi Calls For Breakthrough In Key, Cutting-Edge Technologies

Not hard to figure out the ‘key’ technologies:  quantum computing, artificial intelligence, space, deep machine learning, big data management, drones and autonomous systems, blockchain technology, miniature/micro robotics, stealth, exoskeleton/super soldier on the battlefield, hypersonic weapon systems.  RCP, Xi calls for breakthrough in technology By HU YONGQI | China Daily | Updated: 2018-05-29 03:51 […]

Drone Wars: How ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Drones Are Changing The Way Wars Are Fought.

Drone wars: How ‘off-the-shelf’ drones are changing the way wars are fought. By Kam Razavi, View Original May 28th, 2018 As the battle for control of the Middle East rages on, a new front is opening up in the skies, and it’s capturing the attention of the world’s top military planners. For years, the United States […]