The ability of the nation to know the many threats facing us has never been greater. It has also never been harder to do. Decision-makers in government, industry and even individual citizens are now having their cognitive processes attacked by a wide range of actors who seek to seek to shape our decisions. Traditional geopolitical adversaries like Russia and China are now … [Read more...] about OODA and CTOvision Sponsor The Intelligence and National Security Summit 4-5 Sep at National Harbor
|The study of cyberwar is more important now than it has ever been. Over the last 20 years we have witnessed cyberwar evolve from an obtuse but prescient concept to a theoretical possibility to a world of constant cyber attacks to today, where all war has cyber components. All war today is cyber war, and all conflict is cyber conflict.|
Cyberwar is a state of conflict. It is related to the technological environment and to cybersecurity, but cyber conflict comprehends those and many other topics into a greater national security construct. Today our nation faces constant adversary action and conflict in cyberspace. Meeting the challenges this adversary action causes requires an understanding of what people and companies and governments can proactively do to bring the fight to adversaries. It also involves deep understanding of adversary tactics and capabilities so we can really understand The Cyber Threat.
|We track the the history of cyber conflict, the cutting edge concept being implemented in government, the technological dimensions of cyber war, and, most importantly, the key actions you should take to help protect your personal and business information in cyber conflict. We do that by capturing the thoughts of national security experts and cyber warriors with direct experience in this very serious domain. Our thought leaders take positions, but provide you with the insights you need to evaluate whether or not you support those positions. For example, see: What If This Is The Most Important Thing The Government Can Do To Enhance Our Cybersecurity? where we advocate for the intelligence community to provide compelling insights on the cyber threat to the American people. We also encourage everyone to consider that: Now That You Are A Soldier In The Cyber War You Must Know Your Cognitive Biases For a primer on strategic topics associated with cyberwar see: Twelve Principles of DoD Cyber Conflict|
Have you been numbed by constant reports of breaches? They get old for sure, especially since so many have at their core common issues that could have been avoided by application of best practices. Now here is an interesting/new story: A NASA astronaut is accused of hacking her estranged spouse's bank account from space I have zero first-hand knowledge of this but have read … [Read more...] about Potential Malicious Use Of IT By NASA Astronaut While On Orbit: Thought provoking but probably not hacking
We previously mentioned the exciting cybersecurity competition wicked6, where six elite collegial cyber teams go head-to-head in the thrilling environment of a Las Vegas esports arena (HyperX Esports Arena at Luxor) on 8 August 2019 All proceeds of this event go to the Woman's Society of Cyberjutsu, a national nonprofit that promotes training, mentoring and more to advance … [Read more...] about Final 6 Teams Announced For Wicked6 Cyber Games Las Vegas 8 Aug 2019
Hot on the heels of British Airways, international hotel group Marriott is set to face the wrath of the UK‘s data privacy regulator. The country’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said it plans to fine the US-based chain £99 million ($123 million) under EU GDPR laws for a data breach that exposed personal details of over 339 million guests. Seven million of the affected … [Read more...] about Another GDPR Fine: Marriott fined $123m for 2018 data breach that hit 339m customers
Read Jesse Scardina take a look at the current state of Identity and Access Management software on Tech Target : The identity and access management market is rapidly changing. Technological disruptions such as artificial intelligence are advancing the capabilities of identity and access management (IAM) software, while organizations struggle to modernize systems and manage … [Read more...] about IAM market evolves, but at a cost