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Analysis on Defense and Cyber Warfare

July 08, 2010 Added by:Theresa Payton

Cyber war is not limited necessarily just between countries, as Google found out earlier this year. Countries have the ability to attack private companies, which could cause power outages, massive financial theft, or the loss of private information of millions of people...

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Is the U.S. prepared for cyber war or are we sitting ducks?

June 17, 2010 Added by:Ron Lepofsky

Last night Pres Obama made a  speech  to the nation about the BP oil spill.  One of his three central points dealt with preventing a future oil spill disaster.  Today the President  told BP to allocate billions of dollars to reimburse those who suffered as the result of BP’s oil spill. Perhaps now is the time to take similar action and allocate funds and sticks to pr...

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Cyberwar Debate Rages On

June 16, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon

In 2001 Ralph Bendrath, a German cyber security writer and researcher, wrote a report that dug into the efficacy of the use of the term cyberwar. His report is remarkable in that most of what he covers ten years ago represents today’s state of affairs.

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Surviving Cyberwar Published

June 15, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon

After a five month period of editing, indexing, and finally printing, Surviving Cyberwar has been published by Government Institutes, an imprint of Scarecrow Press, a division of the Rowman and Littlefield company.

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Should we be afraid of Chinese hackers? ...Or lost cyber war. (Part II)

May 03, 2010 Added by:Roman Zeltser

Internet users in China aged below 25 spend on average 50 percent of their leisure time online, according to this survey. Those surveyed in China demonstrated high levels of social media activity. Nearly 9 out of 10 Chinese respondents indicated that they actively read or contribute to blogs and 85 percent said they participate in chat rooms.

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Carl Levin Poses Several Cyber Scenarios

April 29, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon

Today’s hearing on the nominations of Keith Alexander to head CYBERCOM (and Admiral Winnfield to head NORAD and NORTHCOM) were the first time that  operational responsibilities of CYBERCOM have been discussed in a public forum.

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Should we be afraid of Chinese hackers? ...Or lost cyber war

April 27, 2010 Added by:Roman Zeltser

The terms "cyber terrorism" or "information warfare" are derived from political agendas of those who rule the countries or from global conglomerates and large corporations that don't hesitate to use any possible measures to achieve their goal. The information age gave us not only sophisticated computer equipment, software, and gadgets but also something that many of u...

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ISAlliance on Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity

April 21, 2010 Added by:Marjorie Morgan

More information on the ISA's analysis of the economic impact of cybersecurity issues can be found in a new publication from the ISA and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), The Financial Management of Cyber Risk: An Implementation Framework for CFOs.

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Cold War Holds Lessons for Cyber Strategy

April 21, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon

Perhaps in response to rather vocal criticism of his frantic warnings about cyberwar, Mike McConnell, retired Navy Admiral and  one time Director of National Intelligence, published a position piece in The Washington Post. He draws on the Cold War to support his thesis that the US must do more to counter cyber threats.  Here is my take on his comments.

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New Regulations Will Not Prepare the US for Cyberwar

April 08, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon

Senators Rockefeller and Snowe have formulated a new Cybersecurity bill that they describe in today’s Wall Street Journal.  (Use Google news to get to the full article.)  The Bill as proposed will be very disruptive to the operations of every business and will do essentially nothing to prepare the US for cyberwar.

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