CTOs, Global Cyberwar and Our Collective Future

If you are a technologist, please take a moment to download the PDF of the report by the U.S. Commission on Cybersecurity.  This report, titled Securing Cyberspace for the 44th Presidency, is the best proclamation of the challenges of cyber I have read.  It is also a roadmap that will help any trying to navigate […]

Melissa Hathaway Op-Ed on Cyber Security

Below I’m going to post, in its entirety, the text of an e-mail I received from the ODNI notification service.   The subject is an op-ed written by Melissa Hathaway, a senior leader who has been spearheading significant coordination action in the federal government (opinion: Melissa is perhaps the most effective SES-level leader in the US […]

Social Media and Web2.0 for National Security Planners

Over the last couple weeks I sent several friends and associates a draft article I was working up on Web2.0 for National Security Planners.  I enjoyed pulling that together, since it helped me convince myself that the right thing to do is to get more senior US strategists engaged in Social Media.  There are some […]

AFCEA, JFCOM, Blogs and Twitter

AFCEA just pulled together another great conference (Joint Warfighting 2008).  They have been real pioneers when it comes to using new Web2.0 technologies during these events, and that really came out during this conference.  For example, some of Signal Magazine’s greatest writers, including Maryann Lawlor, were at the conference blogging the highlights of the key […]

Admiral Stavridis: Think, Read, Write and Publish, and Blog Too

In a previous post I mentioned the AFCEA/JFCOM Joint Warfighting Conference.  I’ve e-mailed friends and associates more detailed thoughts on the significance of the conference.  If you would like my views drop me a note and I’d be glad to share. During the conference there were several very important messages for CTOs, including a few […]

Cloud Computing and Net Centric Operations

I’ve just posted a draft paper on my site on the topic of Cloud Computing and DoD’s Net Centric Operations.   My intent with this paper is to keep beating it up till it is in condition to publish, and I would value your comments on the paper.  Please check it out at: Cloud_Computing_and_Net_Centric_Operations-3 [late entry: […]