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National Security Archive: Cyber Glossary


The Cyber Glossary is a compilation of specialized terms to help experts and the public alike navigate the complex field of cybersecurity. This resource combines definitions from a variety of government compilations.  Sources for each entry – often multiple definitions exist – are provided, as is a key to allow for further research.  This list… Continue reading National Security Archive: Cyber Glossary

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Kremlin Watch Briefing: How to counter Russian interference like a Swede


Last week’s events concerning the pro-Kremlin disinformation campaign Can’t see images?http://preview.mlsend.com/l7v3e3 Topics of the Week Jakub Janda on how to counter Russian electoral interference like a Swede Who is attacking US diplomats in Cuba and China? Special focus: Update on the ongoing autocephaly project within the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Pro-Russia Twitter accounts from the Baltics, Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus likely… Continue reading Kremlin Watch Briefing: How to counter Russian interference like a Swede

Information operations · Cybersecurity · Russia · cyberwar · Information Warfare

CyCon 2019 Papers are Expected by 1 October


The Call for CyCon 2019 Papers is open until 1 October 2018. The theme for the eleventh International Conference on Cyber Conflict, hosted by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, is ‘Silent Battle’. CyCon 2019 will take place in Tallinn, Estonia, from 28 to 31 May 2019. The International Conference on Cyber Conflict, CyCon,… Continue reading CyCon 2019 Papers are Expected by 1 October

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Pussy Riot Producer Poisoned By Russia?


It is being stated without hard evidence that Russia’s intelligence services attempted to poison 30-year-old Russian-Canadian Pyotr Verzilov, the producer of Pussy Riot. Pussy Riot is the female band that has made countless protests against Putin and his regime, resulting in inflated jail sentences. Pyotr Verzilov ran onto the field during the Russian 2018 World… Continue reading Pussy Riot Producer Poisoned By Russia?

Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · Ukraine

Russia Losing the War of the Churches (4)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. </end editorial> Another update. Possibly most interesting are reports the Belarusian church wants to split from the Muscovian church – evidently the relationship has been strained for some time, and the recent conviction of a Russian Orthodox priest on charges of pimping and human trafficking did not help. Excellent analysis… Continue reading Russia Losing the War of the Churches (4)

Information operations · Information Warfare · Israel · Russia · Syria

Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (149)


Anonymous expert compilation, analysis, and reporting. Russia/Putin folded on blaming Israel, outright, for the downing of their plane in Syria. “Tragic accidental circumstance” are to blame.  In all actuality, and it makes perfect sense, for a Syrian commander to be convinced that since Israel was bombing another part of Syria, another unexplained plane within range… Continue reading Salisbury CW Attack / Syria / Iran / Russia Ad Hoc Update (149)

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Congressional Research Service Reports Now Available Online


These are the reports which are supplied to Congressmen and women. These inform and therefore influence our Congress on important matters on which they create legislation, discuss the issues, and vote.  I know these reports are unbiased to the best of their abilities.  No, there are issues not discussed fully in these reports. No, many… Continue reading Congressional Research Service Reports Now Available Online