Category technology & innovation

China Industrial Policy Seeks To Steal ‘Crown Jewels’ Of U.S. Tech

We used to call this China’s ‘Great Steal Ahead.’  And, there is nothing new about this policy/strategy.   RCP, fortunascorner.com   China Industrial Policy Seeks to Steal ‘Crown Jewels’ of U.S. Tech White House exposes Chinese economic aggression Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz June 19, 2018 9:01 pm China’s government is using a multi-pronged strategy to systematically […]

David Sanger Interviewed On CNBC On His New Book:  “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age”

David Sanger Interviewed On CNBC On His New Book:  “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age” http://www.fortunascorner.com      New York Times journalist and author David E. Sanger was interviewed on CNBC’s Squawk Box this morning/June 19, 2019, about his new book: “The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, & Fear In The Cyber Age,” just out by Scribe […]

Pentagon Puts Cyber Warriors On The Offensive, Increasing The Risk Of Conflict

  Excerpts: There is little debate inside the government’s sprawling community of cyberwarriors and defenders that the United States needs to step up its game: It did not see the Russian hack of the 2016 election coming, or North Korea’s “WannaCry” attack last year, which crippled the National Health Service in Britain and rippled around […]

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 http://www.frotunascorner.com      The title above is from Kelly Sheridan’s June 13, 2018 article she posted on the security and technology website, DarkReading.com.  And, she’s right, as being associated with blockchain has become a cottage industry on Wall Street.  “If you haven’t jumped into the […]

Russia’s Electronic Warfare Advances Offers Stealth Capability For Fighter Aircraft

Russia’s Electronic Warfare Advances Offers Stealth Capability for Fighter Aircraft Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 15 Issue: 91 By: Roger McDermott June 13, 2018 09:25 PM Age: 11 hours Khibiniy complex on a Sukhoi fighter jet (Source: topwar.ru) An underlying driver in the reform of the Russian Armed Forces, first initiated in the fall of 2009, has proved […]

‘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  http://www.fortunascorner.com      Numerous news outlets are citing documents obtained by the news cite – Motherboard – warning that “it is only a matter of time before cyber […]

Treasury Hits Russian FSB For Underwater Reconnaissance Of Internet Cables Moscow Plans To Attack Undersea Cables In Future Conflict

Treasury Hits Russian FSB for Underwater Reconnaissance of Internet Cables Moscow plans to attack undersea cables in future conflict An undersea fiber optic cable / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz June 12, 2018 5:00 am The Treasury Department on Monday announced the imposition of economic sanctions against Russian entities engaged in targeting undersea internet cables and […]

Satellite Images: A (Worrying) Cuban Mystery New Radome In Cuba Is Unprecedented. Who Is Behind It?

Satellite Images: A (Worrying) Cuban Mystery The new radome in Cuba is unprecedented. Who is behind it? THE DIPLOMAT By Victor Robert Lee June 08, 2018 https://thediplomat.com/2018/06/satellite-images-a-worrying-cuban-mystery/ Satellite images from February and May 2018 show a newly constructed radome on the signals intelligence base near Bejucal, Cuba. Its protective dome and elevated mounting make it […]

Wanted: New Analytical Tools For The Defense Department – Modern War Institute

Excerpts: It is the actor who identifies and refines the problem, rapidly iterates and innovates, and then brings a coalition of partners together against the entirety of the problem who will gain the strategic upper hand.   And the necessity to start thinking differently about our policy and strategy problems has been recognized on the […]