U.S.-Japan Rebalancing


The United States and Japan just released their Interim Report on the Revision of the Guidelines for U.S. – Japan Defense Cooperation. Anyone who works U.S.-Japan interoperability issues (from policy to technology) will be interested in the language contained in the report, which is basically an action item from the last U.S. – Japan Security […]

Context on Forced Joint Unity and DoD and Impact on Military C2 Constructs


Today we don’t fight solo – we fight as Coalitions.  Unilateral US military actions are rare, and getting rarer. As US DoD budgets continue to shrink, we encourage our coalition partners to pick up the slack. That may help but only so much. This past summer we saw an outstanding example of Maritime Partnerships. RIMPAC […]

Net Threats: Nation-States and Security


Our assessment on recent reports by Pew Research are available to CTOvision Pro subscribers at: Net Threats: Nation-States and Security  

You And Everyone You Know Should Study This Report On The Cyber Threat


Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson published an important piece for Bloomberg news titled: UglyGorilla Hack of U.S. Utility Exposes Cyberwar Threat This well researched piece provides context on the threat I believe all technologists should understand. In fact, it is so important, I think every citizen should read it and think about its implications. A […]

Implications of U.S. Indictment of Chinese Officers for Cyber Espionage

Today, the United States Department of Justice indicted five Chinese military officers related to alleged cyber espionage against U.S. companies. At the same time, John T. Chambers, Chairman and CEO of Cisco Systems, sent a letter to President Obama arguing that NSA efforts to undermine global Internet security undermine the future of the Internet and […]

Feds Look to Partner With States on Cybersecurity, What keeps federal CIOs up at night and more


Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. USAID releases open data tools to increase government openness – “The U.S. Agency for International Development announced April 29 the launch of a plethora of new datasets and tools to increase transparency.” “At the conference, USAID announced the launch of usaid.gov/developer — its application […]