Rearranging the Cyber Deck Chairs

It is a commonplace in government to substitute reorganization for rethinking at a more fundamental level. Tuesday’s Washington Post reports another instance of the phenomenon.

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Why the new Air Force’s cyber and information strategy is a return to the past

What is being hailed as a major breakthrough in the Air Force’s cyber and information plan is a return to previous plans.

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Attacking Artificial Intelligence: How To Trick The Enemy

“Autonomy may look like an Achilles’ heel, and in a lot of ways it is” – but for both sides, DTRA’s Nick Wager said. “I think that’s as much opportunity as that is vulnerability. We are good at this… and we can be better than the threat.”

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What Is NATO Really Doing in Cyberspace? – War on the Rocks

Two years ago, I received orders to NATO and arrived at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Mons, Belgium in July 2017, thinking this would be my sunset vacation tour: a great way to wrap up 28 years of service in the Air Force by taking in all the sights and flavors Europe has to offer. In fact, I think that’s exactly how my assignments officer described it to me. Those thoughts were quickly dashed when realized I had landed on the bow wave of a historical undertaking: For the first time in its nearly 70-year existence, NATO had just recognized a new domain of operations — cyberspace.

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