Defending Forward: The 2018 Cyber Strategy Is Here

Great-power strategic competition, defend forward, and prepare for war: These are the three central tenets of the newly released summary of the 2018

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Document: Pentagon’s 2018 Cyber Strategy Report Summary

This pretty much covers any thing, any time, any where. Might as well put a 7th SFG insignia on it.

The Department of Defense has released a summary of its 2018 Cyber Strategy Report. The document is below:

Source: Document: Pentagon’s 2018 Cyber Strategy Report Summary

What’s in the House and Senate Intelligence Authorization Bills for

The House and Senate intelligence committees have put forth a draft of their priorities for the intelligence community in 2019.

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Shining a Light on Federal Law Enforcement’s Use of Computer Hacking Tools

Privacy International, the ACLU, and the Buffalo School of Law filed a series of FOIA requests seeking records about the use of hacking tools by U.S. federal law enforcement agencies.

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Cybersecurity as Attack-Defense: What the French Election Taught Us About Fighting Back | The Strategy Bridge

A successful cyber doctrine must epitomize Clausewitz’s argument in favor of an active or attack-based defense, found in a relatively unknown but rich section of On War entitled “Methods of Resistance.”

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The CIA had a SECRET report on Soviet superstitions • MuckRock

A formerly SECRET report uncovered in the Central Intelligence Agency’s declassified archives shows that in the earliest days of the Cold War, the CIA took an interest in Soviet superstitions. The report, classified for 60 years, details familiar fears such as black cats with more involved customs, such as road bucket etiquette.

Just a few! This is a guide to socially self inflicted neurosis.

It is not good to meet a funeral procession. Same is true of meeting a priest.  

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Lawmakers Demand Intelligence Community Release a Report on Deepfakes – Motherboard

Three representatives asked the Director of National Intelligence to create a report about how deepfakes could be used against the U.S. by hostile nations.

Source: Lawmakers Demand Intelligence Community Release a Report on Deepfakes – Motherboard

Trump Declassifying Page, Ohr Records Will Have Broader Effects | Just Security

Blanket declassification of information related to the Page FISA warrant and Ohr’s counterintelligence work will have significant consequences beyond the Russia investigation.

Source: Trump Declassifying Page, Ohr Records Will Have Broader Effects | Just Security