Expelling Digital Demons from U.S. Sensitive Supply Chains – The Cipher Brief

Even Cipher Brief is not immune to being mesmerized by shiny technology objects! Blockchain is useful in ensuring the integrity of something as it was recorded. For bitcoin, a record of transaction accurately represents that transaction. That was the purpose and that is where is starts and ends. However, a record of a supply chain activity is not proof of supply chain integrity. A bad part can still make in into the THAAD system and could have been caught before with or without blockchain.

If the U.S. Department of Defense were an economy unto itself, it would be the 20th largest in the world. Like any other advanced modern economy, it is deeply integrated with the entire globe, its supply chains often stretching into countries with whom the United States has adversarial relations.

Source: Expelling Digital Demons from U.S. Sensitive Supply Chains – The Cipher Brief

Ships fooled in GPS spoofing attack suggest Russian cyberweapon | New Scientist

Reports of satellite navigation problems in the Black Sea suggest that Russia may be testing a new system for spoofing GPS, New Scientist has learned. This could be the first hint of a new form of electronic warfare available to everyone from rogue nation states to petty criminals.

Source: Ships fooled in GPS spoofing attack suggest Russian cyberweapon | New Scientist