“Risk Informed, But Not Risk Averse”: the National Security Strategy Approach to Cyber Ops

The Trump administration’s National Security Strategy (NSS) is replete with references to cyber operations and their impact on national security.

Source: “Risk Informed, But Not Risk Averse”: the National Security Strategy Approach to Cyber Ops

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The Pentagon’s New Artificial Intelligence Is Already Hunting Terrorists – Defense One

After less than eight months of development, the algorithms are helping intel analysts exploit drove video over the battlefield.

Source: The Pentagon’s New Artificial Intelligence Is Already Hunting Terrorists – Defense One

Private-Sector Attribution of Cyber Attacks: A Growing Concern for the U.S. Government?

Attribution of cyber incidents is a reoccurring concern. Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election remains a contentious issue, and on Tuesday, the White House publicly linked North Korea to the WannaCry ransomware attacks from earlier this year. This kind of public attribution by the U.S.

Source: Private-Sector Attribution of Cyber Attacks: A Growing Concern for the U.S. Government?

Being ‘Future Smart’ Means Thinking Years – Or Decades – Ahead

“Editor’s Note: This piece was published on December 20, 2017.”

These guys are hilarious. It was privately published December 11th. Well, that is not fast and disruptive or future smart. But then … of course … true to the title. That is a start 🙂

The U.S. arguably is facing more complex and serious threats to our national security than at any time in our history. Intelligence is critical to understanding these threats and presenting policymakers with options for dealing with challenges: Iran; nuclear proliferation; cyber security; Russia; China; North Korea; transnational terrorism; and climate change.

Source: Being ‘Future Smart’ Means Thinking Years – Or Decades – Ahead

Russian Active Measures and the 2016 Election Hack

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. Funny, that. The Soviet and Russian intelligence services have been doing exactly the same thing against us for decades, but this time it finally worked. Why?

Source: Russian Active Measures and the 2016 Election Hack