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North Korea Could Team Up With ISIS To Launch Terror Attacks ACROSS GLOBE

https://clarionproject.org/mauro-north-korea-activity-iranian-activity/ North Korea could team up with ISIS to launch terror attacks ACROSS GLOBE, experts warn By Joey Millar, www.express.co.uk View Original September 16th, 2017 Experts said Kim Jong-un’s hermit state would not hesitate to use extremist jihadis to attack their Western enemies. North Korea would actually find it easier to target their rivals using ISIS than by […]

Edward Snowden Tells German Magazine Der Spiegel: “There Is Still Hope — Even For Me”

Edward Snowden Tells German Magazine Der Spiegel: “There Is Still Hope — Even For Me”   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Martin Knobbe and Jorg Schindler, journalists with the German magazine, Der Spiegel, recently conducted an in-depth interview with U.S. fugitive Edward Snowden — who spoke about his life in Russia, the power of nation-state intelligence agencies, and […]

Cyber Warriors And Cyber Spies Struggle To Strike Balance

Cyber Warriors and Cyber Spies Struggle to Strike Balance – The Cipher Brief thecipherbrief.com Ned CarmodyFormer Case Officer, CIA On May 2, 2011 the agonizing, decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden finally ended. The raid by U.S. Navy seals on the walled compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan was the culmination of years of intelligence gathering. Following […]

Post Equifax:  How To Stop The Next Mega-Cyber Breach — Or, At Least Slow It Down

Post Equifax:  How To Stop The Next Mega-Cyber Breach — Or, At Least Slow It Down   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Lily Hay Newman posted an article on the September 12, 2017 edition of WIRED.com, “How To Stop The Next Mega Breach — Or At Least Slow It Down,” about what steps companies can take that may not […]

Defusing Leakers Means Knowing What Makes Them Tick

Defusing Leakers Means Knowing What Makes Them Tick www.thecipherbrief.com View Original September 13th, 2017 Tackling insider threat — everything from leaking classified information to potential workplace violence — is a key part of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center’s mandate. Leading efforts to develop new policies and pilot programs on the issue is NCSC Director […]

Dark Reading’s 7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach; And A Couple That They Overlooked

Dark Reading’s 7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach; And A Couple That They Overlooked   www.fortunascorner.com        The cyber security website, DarkReading.com, posted a September 11, 2017 article, “7 Takeaways From The Equifax Data Breach,” by Jai Vijayan discussing their key observations with respect to this latest Tier I, or ‘Category 5’ cyber breach.   Application-level Vulnerabilities […]

U.S. Intelligence Agencies In A Race For Skilled Workers

U.S. Intelligence Agencies In A Race For Skilled Workers By  Sandra Erwin ,  www.realcleardefense.com View Original September 11th, 2017 A massive change happened in the U.S. intelligence community after the 9/11 attacks. Agencies were realigned and bureaucracies expanded. Congress created the Director of National Intelligence position and the National Counterterrorism Center amid growing fears that the nation was […]

Hackers Gain Direct Access To The U.S. Power Grid; ‘Resulted In Gaining Hands-On Access To Power Grid Operations – Enough Control That Hackers Could Have Induced Blackouts On American Soil At Will’ — Maybe

Hackers Gain Direct Access To The U.S. Power Grid; ‘Resulted In Gaining Hands-On Access To Power Grid Operations – Enough Control That Hackers Could Have Induced Blackouts On American Soil At Will’ — Maybe   http://www.fortunascorner.com        Hackers have gained direct access to the power grid in both the United States and Europe, […]

Parallel Universes: ‘Beyond Snowden’ And The Two Sides Of The Surveillance Debate

The comments highlighted in blue below are by/from Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this page.  RCP David Maxwell:  While people may applaud the results, illegal actions are still illegal.  But we need to ponder the penultimate paragraph highlighted below.   Excerpts: …Unlike Snowden, Tim had “direct access […]

A Growing Terrorist Threat On Another 9/11: Al Qaeda Has Regrouped Even As The Battered Islamic State Remains Lethal

A Growing Terrorist Threat On Another 9/11 Al Qaeda has regrouped even as the battered Islamic State remains lethal https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-growing-terrorist-threat-on-another-9-11-1504888986 ILLUSTRATION: ALEX NABAUM By Bruce Hoffman Sept. 8, 2017 12:43 p.m. ET 1 COMMENTS This Monday’s 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, might be less mournful if we could say that the threat of […]