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Military Set for Cyber Attacks on Foreign Infrastructure


The very public disclosures of US cyber operations is as much a warning to China and Russia as anything else.  Everything LTG Nakasone brought up was common sense, such as performing reconnaissance on Russian and Chinese power infrastructure. The disclosures about Huawei were also intended to instill a wee bit of paranoia into Chinese minds,… Continue reading Military Set for Cyber Attacks on Foreign Infrastructure

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Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: Assessing US Strategy


Insights from Samantha Ravich. thediplomat.com · by Mercy A. Kuo, The Diplomat · March 21, 2018 Trans-Pacific View author Mercy Kuo regularly engages subject-matter experts, policy practitioners, and strategic thinkers across the globe for their diverse insights into U.S. Asia policy. This conversation with Dr. Samantha Ravich –Principal Investigator on two projects at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies, the… Continue reading Cyber-Enabled Economic Warfare: Assessing US Strategy

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On Offer: An Integrated Dashboard for Cyber Warfare


BY PATRICK TUCKER, TECHNOLOGY EDITOR Lockheed previews its response to a Pentagon quest for a tool to coordinate cyber effects in the land, air, sea and space domains. Called “Henosis,” from the Greek word for unity, Lockheed Martin’s new digital dashboard is meant to give commanders a single interface to organize cyber defense and offense in… Continue reading On Offer: An Integrated Dashboard for Cyber Warfare

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InfowarCon 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS


Guys and Gals of the information warfare community, information operations world, strategic communications, public diplomacy, cybersecurity, cyberwarfare, electronic warfare, etc – InfowarCon is THE event that you should attend.   I’ve been to quite a few of these through the years. Founded by Winn Schwartau back when the concept of information warfare was just gaining traction… Continue reading InfowarCon 2018: CALL FOR PAPERS

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“Mind Hacking”: Information Warfare in the Cyber Age


I disagree with many of the terms, assumptions, and arguments Mr. Rugge uses, but overall this is a pretty good article.  My biggest concern is the use of the term CEIW (cyber-enabled information warfare), as it places undue emphasis on cyber.  Using the term cyber in this context is actually redundant because there is almost nothing in… Continue reading “Mind Hacking”: Information Warfare in the Cyber Age

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U.S. blames North Korea for ‘WannaCry’ cyber attack


DECEMBER 18, 2017 / 7:12 PM Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has publicly blamed North Korea for unleashing the so-called WannaCry cyber attack that crippled hospitals, banks and other companies across the globe earlier this year. “The attack was widespread and cost billions, and North Korea is directly responsible,” Tom Bossert, homeland… Continue reading U.S. blames North Korea for ‘WannaCry’ cyber attack

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Army launches direct commissions for cyber


Army leaders launch program to recruit more cyber warriors By Morgan Chalfant – 12/05/17 02:03 PM EST http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/363349-army-leaders-launch-program-to-recruit-more-cyber-warriors The U.S. Army is officially launching a new program aimed at recruiting more cyber operators in order to fill existing gaps in the force. The service is implementing a new pilot program to directly commission civilians with… Continue reading Army launches direct commissions for cyber