Forensics team searches Saudi Consulate over missing writer

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish crime scene investigators dressed in coveralls and gloves entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Monday, nearly two weeks after the disappearance and alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi there. Police officers carrying files and equipment walked through the heavy metal doors of the consulate after sunset, carrying out an extraordinary search of a diplomatic post that is otherwise considered foreign soil under international law as worldwide concern grows for the missing Washington Post columnist.

Source: Forensics team searches Saudi Consulate over missing writer

Of course, they were not expecting that!

 

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How to Fight Russian Infowar in Central Europe

 

Traditional counter-propaganda techniques are decreasingly effective. The next steps will require focus, engagement, and new thinking.

Source: How to Fight Russian Infowar in Central Europe

What Facts Would Deny the Trump Campaign First Amendment Protections in Colluding with Russia

The leading First Amendment and media law expert Floyd Abrams discusses Russia collusion case.

Source: What Facts Would Deny the Trump Campaign First Amendment Protections in Colluding with Russia

Counterintelligence Implications of Artificial Intelligence—Part III

How might adversaries apply AI to the vast amount of data that they collect about American to understand us, predict what we will do and manipulate our behavior in ways that advantage them?

Source: Counterintelligence Implications of Artificial Intelligence—Part III

Document: GAO Report on Defense Department Weapon Systems

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its report for the Senate Committee on Armed Services examining the Defense Department’s weapon systems cybersecurity. GAO investigators

Source: Document: GAO Report on Defense Department Weapon Systems

The Trail of Clues in the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

The dispatching of tailored medical expertise for the occasion seems not to be a uniquely Russian method.

Turkish investigators are looking into the case of Mr. Khashoggi, a Saudi journalist who entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2 and vanished.

Source: The Trail of Clues in the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi

New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom – Bloomberg

A major U.S. telecommunications company discovered manipulated hardware from Super Micro Computer Inc. in its network and removed it in August, fresh evidence of tampering in China of critical technology components bound for the U.S., according to a security expert working for the telecom company.

Source: New Evidence of Hacked Supermicro Hardware Found in U.S. Telecom – Bloomberg

The ‘Big Brother Watch’ Ruling on U.K. Surveillance Practices: Key

He is in Texas but has a Joisey accent: goivernment!

Last month the European Court of Human Rights found that various U.K. surveillance practices violate the Right to Privacy in the European Convention. The case is a great opportunity to better

Source: The ‘Big Brother Watch’ Ruling on U.K. Surveillance Practices: Key

The National Cyber Strategy and Legal Reform

Lawyers and privacy advocates alike should pay careful attention to the “priority actions” in the National Cyber Strategy related to surveillance and criminal law reform.

Source: The National Cyber Strategy and Legal Reform