Category U.S. Cyber Command

Secretary Of Defense Mattis ‘Hints At Secret Military Options In North Korea’

Col. (Ret.) David Maxwell’s comments are highlighted in blue below; and, his contact info is at the bottom of this email.  RCP David Maxwell’s Comments:  Let’s keep secret military options secret.  Planned military options are by definition secret before they are executed.     We prevent putting South Korea at grave risk by having the […]

North Korea Nuclear EMP Attack: An Existential Threat

North Korea Nuclear EMP Attack: An Existential Threat 38 North by DR. WILLIAM R. GRAHAM  //  September 18, 2017  http://www.38north.org/2017/06/wgraham060217/ Following North Korea’s apparent test of an H-Bomb that they describe as capable of a “super-powerful EMP attack” on September 2, many journalists ignorant of EMP have interviewed “instant experts” also ignorant of EMP, in a […]

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 […]

Experts Consider Future Of Intelligence At Kalaris Conference

EXPERTS CONSIDER FUTURE OF INTELLIGENCE AT KALARIS CONFERENCE HTTP://SFS.GEORGETOWN.EDU/EXPERTS-CONSIDER-FUTURE-INTELLIGENCE-KALARIS-CONFERENCE/ Bruce Riedel and Dr. Michael O’Hanlon speak at the 2017 Kalaris Intelligence Conference. September 15, 2017 by Matt Raab and Aislinn McNiece Georgetown University and the National Geospatial Agency (NGA) hosted the fourth annual Kalaris Intelligence Conference at Gaston Hall September 14. The event featured leading […]

U.S. Navy Investigating If Destroyer Crash Was Caused By Cyberattack

U.S. Navy Investigating If Destroyer Crash Was Caused by Cyberattack By Elias Groll    September 14, 2017 – 5:25 pm http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/09/14/u-s-navy-investigating-if-destroyer-crash-was-caused-by-cyberattack/ The military is examining whether compromised computer systems were responsible for one of two U.S. Navy destroyer collisions with merchant vessels that occurred in recent months, Vice Admiral Jan Tighe, the deputy chief of naval operations for […]

NSA Quietly Awarded A Classified $2.4 Billion Tech Contract With More To Come

NSA Quietly Awarded a Classified $2.4 Billion Tech Contract With More to Come CSRA won the first of three NSA Groundbreaker contracts to upgrade parts of the intelligence community’s IT infrastructure BY FRANK KONKELNEXTGOV By Read, www.defenseone.com View Original Patrick Semansky/AP AA Font size + Print The National Security Agency has awarded tech firm CSRA the first of three portions […]

Drone Warfare: A New Way To Look At Killer Robots

Drone Warfare: A New Way To Look At Killer Robots By Sandra Erwin September 13, 2017 Brewing controversies over “killer drones” are not deterring companies from designing and offering new types of unmanned weapons for which they see a demand in the market. ISR operations: Eye in the sky. U.S. Air Force photo LtCol Leslie Pratt […]

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 […]