Seven questions for reporters, lawmakers, and the public to demand answers.
Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in order to target the US electorate
The Trump administration has accused Russia of a coordinated “multi-stage intrusion campaign” to hack into critical U.S. infrastructure networks and conduct “network reconnaissance” while attempting to delete evidence of their intrusions.
In this second post in our series about Canada’s national security law reform, we begin a discussion of changes proposed for the Communications Security Establishment (CSE), Canada’s primary signals intelligence and cybersecurity agency. We focus specifically on how Canada will address an issue that has also arisen in allied states: oversight of bulk collection that may incidentally include communications involving nationals.
Petrochemical companies were hit by a series of cyberassaults last year. The worst of them, against a widely used safety system, could have set off an explosion.
This picture is much better than Anglteon and that whole week of bad photos.
Cyber events of the past two years—perpetrated by state actors in several notable cases, according to public statements by the U.S. and British governments— have demonstrated the potential for damaging impact to national security, critical infrastructures, and the global economy. Electric power distribution, healthcare services, pharmaceutical manufacturing and global shipping have all suffered significant disruptions, … Continue reading “The ‘Greek Tragedy’ of Cyber Security: We Know How This Ends”
VICE News obtained the manual for the DEA’s “Sensitive Investigative Unit,” which trains elite foreign cops to target drug kingpins.
How much of this is due to overclassification? Simplified:
Risk imposed by backlogs + Risks imposed by unnecessary classification and by default > Cost of fixing the classification system (instead of physical queue management)
A nearly four-fold increase has people waiting more than a year for top-secret clearance.
Presidents and generals depend upon timely intelligence to shape their decisions in a world of ambiguity, hostile actors and disinformation. The savviest leaders in the private sector do the same. Governments have broad intelligence authorities and powerful tools unavailable to the private sector, but they do not have a monopoly on the application of intelligence.