Communication · Information operations · Information Warfare

The secret world of microwave networks


Has anyone spanned the Atlantic with floating microwave masts yet? We’re not sure… by Sebastian Anthony – Nov 3, 2016 3:35am EDT Stretching between London and Frankfurt there is a private, mysterious network that is twice as fast as the normal Internet. The connection, provided by a series of microwave dishes on masts, was once… Continue reading The secret world of microwave networks

#RussiaFail · Active Measures · Anti-Censorship · Communication · CounterPropaganda · EU · Free Press · Freedom of Journalism · Freedom of Speech · Freedom of the Press · inform and influence activities · Information operations · Information Warfare · National Information · Propaganda · Public Diplomacy · Strategic Communication · Ukraine

Speech of U.S. Ambassador Pyatt at the “Countering Information War in Ukraine” Conference


Ambassador Pyatt spoke all the right words, especially highlighting that Ukraine should not attempt to match Russia word for word. Ukraine, instead, should strive to be successful and exemplify European, democratic values. To Russia, that is a stick in their eye.  A successful Ukraine defeats Russia – period. On a personal, professional note, Ukraine should… Continue reading Speech of U.S. Ambassador Pyatt at the “Countering Information War in Ukraine” Conference

Broadcasting Board of Governors · Communication · Content

U.S. losing ‘information war’ to Russia, other rivals – study


What an incredibly naive report. The people interviewed in this report do not seem to have a clue about US information activities.  They do not seem to acknowledge the lack of a strategy for information at the US Government level. They do not seem to realize the personalities at play in the US ‘information’ community,… Continue reading U.S. losing ‘information war’ to Russia, other rivals – study

Communication · Computer Security

50+ Years of Innovation


I recently gave a presentation at the DC Campus of Drexel University, at a forum on ‘Cybersecurity in the year 2024’.  My good friend, retired USAF Colonel Norman Balchunas, assembled thought leaders, mainly from the Washington DC area, to discuss cybersecurity, learn more about Drexel University’s various cyber programs and help devise a ‘road ahead’.… Continue reading 50+ Years of Innovation

Communication

Don’t believe everything you read, hear or see in the media


I stumbled across the following clip today.  If one is completely naive, this should shatter your innocence. The bottom line is almost everything one reads, hears or is shown on radio or video can be altered to completely change the intended perspective, change the attitude of the reader, listener or viewer and it’s not really… Continue reading Don’t believe everything you read, hear or see in the media