Cyber Strategies for a World at War

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"The nature of conflict is changing. The risk of conflict will increase due to diverging interests among major powers, an expanding terror threat, continued instability in weak states, and the spread of lethal, disruptive technologies. Disrupting societies will become more common, with long-range precision weapons, cyber, and robotic systems to target infrastructure from afar, and more accessible technology to create weapons of mass destruction."
 
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A World at War

The World is at War. It is a world war that is being fought right now, in real time, virtually everywhere on the planet. It is a world war that is, perhaps, more encompassing and global in nature than any other world war in history because, not only is it being fought by nations and their governments, it is also being fought by non-state actors such as terrorists, organized crime, unorganized crime, and many other known and unknown entities. It is a total world war being fought every day on the hidden and dark battle fields of the cyber domain. It is a war that, according to some intelligence estimates, has the potential to be as nearly as serious and as deadly as a nuclear war... [MORE]

 


 


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Author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Against All Enemies, former presidential advisor and counter-terrorism expert Richard A. Clarke sounds a timely and chilling warning about America’s vulnerability in a terrifying new international conflict—Cyber War! Every concerned American should read this startling and explosive book that offers an insider’s view of White House ‘Situation Room’ operations and carries the reader to the frontlines of our cyber defense. Cyber War exposes a virulent threat to our nation’s security. This is no X-Files fantasy or conspiracy theory madness—this is real... [MORE]

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Hackers are always pushing the boundaries, investigating the unknown, and evolving their art. Even if you don't already know how to program, Hacking: The Art of Exploitation, 2nd Edition will give you a complete picture of programming, machine architecture, network communications, and existing hacking techniques. Combine this knowledge with the included Linux environment, and all you need is your own creativity... [MORE]


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Web applications are the front door to most organizations, exposing them to attacks that may disclose personal information, execute fraudulent transactions, or compromise ordinary users. This practical book has been completely updated and revised to discuss the latest step-by-step techniques for attacking and defending the range of ever-evolving web applications... [MORE]

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“When it comes to what government and business are doing together and separately with personal data scooped up from the ether, Mr. Schneier is as knowledgeable as it gets…. Mr. Schneier’s use of concrete examples of bad behavior with data will make even skeptics queasy and potentially push the already paranoid over the edge.” (Jonathan A. Knee - New York Times)... [MORE]

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    Feature Story: The exercises during training get more difficult as the teams progress through their advanced courses, preparing them for their final certification tests and graduation. Recently, the teams practiced a variety of vehicle and room searches.
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    Feature Story: The fall 2017 CIA “puppy class” is in high gear. The girls and new boy have learned all of their target odors and have been training with their new human partners for several weeks. They can now detect over 20,000 different explosive mixtures!
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    Featured Story: The CIA’s Directorate of Analysis (DA) provides the president and senior policymakers with written intelligence assessments on national security issues. The DA is relying increasingly on cartographers to help analysts visually communicate complex intelligence stories. DA cartographers produce reference maps and map folios, thematic maps that […]

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The Blue Team Handbook is a zero fluff reference guide for cyber security incident responders and InfoSec pros alike. The BTHb includes essential information in a condensed handbook format about the incident response process, how attackers work, common tools, a methodology for network analysis developed over 12 years, Windows and Linux analysis processes, tcpdump usage examples, Snort IDS usage, and numerous other topics... [MORE]

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  • 2017/12/14 DARPA’s Software Defined Radio (SDR) Hackfest Creates Solutions for Spectrum Challenges December 14, 2017
    The DARPA Bay Area Software Defined Radio (SDR) Hackfest came to a close on Friday, November 17 at the NASA Ames Conference Center in Moffett Field, CA. During the weeklong event, over 150 members of the SDR community came together to discuss, innovate, and ideate around the future of software radio technology and its potential to address challenging communi […]
  • 2017/12/06 Ocean of Things Aims to Expand Maritime Awareness across Open Seas December 6, 2017
    The internet of things connects an ever-growing number of smart devices for up-to-the-minute monitoring and tracking of many common events. Head out to most parts of the open ocean, however, and no such capability exists for real-time monitoring of maritime activity.
  • 2017/11/21 DARPA Digging for Ideas to Revolutionize Subterranean Mapping and Navigation November 21, 2017
    Subterranean warfare-whether involving human-made tunnels, underground urban infrastructure, or natural cave networks-has been an element of U.S. military operations from World War II and Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan. As above-ground commercial and military intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities continue to grow more capable and […]
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    Few military requirements are as enduring as the need for timely, accurate information. To meet this demand, the Department of Defense invests heavily in the development of powerful electronic and mechanical sensors, and in the manpower to maintain and operate those sensors. DARPA has been involved on the research side of the equation since the Agency's […]
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    A unique class of engineered light-manipulating materials, known as metamaterials or structured materials, makes use of patterns of strongly interacting wavelength or sub-wavelength-sized elements. Because of these intricate internal and surface structures, new properties have emerged, some exhibiting behavior that has resulted in rewriting long-understood […]

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  • How the Pentagon's cyber offensive against ISIS could shape the ... - Washington Post December 16, 2017
    Washington PostHow the Pentagon's cyber offensive against ISIS could shape the ...Washington PostThe U.S. military has conducted cyber attacks against the Islamic State for more than a year, and its record of success when those attacks are coordinated with elite Special Operations troops is such that the Pentagon is likely carry out similar ...and more  […]
  • Senators to introduce bipartisan bill to prevent foreign cyber ... - CBS News December 16, 2017
    CBS NewsSenators to introduce bipartisan bill to prevent foreign cyber ...CBS NewsLast Updated Dec 16, 2017 3:47 PM EST. A bipartisan group of senators are introducing a bill early next week to improve and streamline information about cyber threats between state and federal entities, in the wake of Russia's believed interference ...and more »
  • Digital economy risks being derailed by next generation cyber threats - The Straits Times December 17, 2017
    The Straits TimesDigital economy risks being derailed by next generation cyber threatsThe Straits TimesCyber security was a key area of interest in the past year with the increased frequency of cyber breaches and onslaught of ransomware attacks against governments, corporations and consumers worldwide. In the last 12 months, cyber criminals have ...
  • US says did everything possible to help Italy cyber investigation - CNBC December 16, 2017
    CNBCUS says did everything possible to help Italy cyber investigationCNBCThe United States has denied suggestions it undermined an investigation into a massive data breach at the Italian cybersecurity firm Hacking Team, saying it did everything it could to help in the case. A Milan magistrate last week recommended shelving ...and more »
  • 'In Pakistan, banking sector most vulnerable to cyber attacks' - The News International December 18, 2017
    The News International'In Pakistan, banking sector most vulnerable to cyber attacks'The News InternationalToday, everything on the internet is hackable. In this context, the most vulnerable sector in Pakistan, where data security against fraud attempts is as fragile as a cobweb, is banking, a moot on cyber security was told. Pakistan, which stands […]
  • Porn legend Keiran Lee attacks cyber bullies after three adult star deaths in five weeks - The Sun December 17, 2017
    The SunPorn legend Keiran Lee attacks cyber bullies after three adult star deaths in five weeksThe SunPorn legend Keiran Lee attacks cyber bullies after three adult star deaths in five weeks. Derby-born porn star Keiran Lee has said that attitudes towards adult performers needs to change. Exclusive. By Neal Baker and Amanda Devlin. 17th December 2017 ...Sex […]
  • Iran's “Kitten” Cyber Hackers Poised to Strike If Trump Shreds Nuke Deal - The Cipher Brief December 18, 2017
    The Cipher BriefIran's “Kitten” Cyber Hackers Poised to Strike If Trump Shreds Nuke DealThe Cipher BriefTehran poses an increasing cyber threat to the U.S., in light of the Trump administration's allegations that Iran is violating United Nations Security Council resolutions tied to the nuclear agreement. Iran-sponsored hackers—dismissively referred […]
  • Cyber Attack Hits Safety System in Critical Infrastructure - Automation World December 17, 2017
    Automation WorldCyber Attack Hits Safety System in Critical InfrastructureAutomation WorldA key message for critical infrastructure—or any type of manufacturing facility, for that matter—is to be ever vigilant in cyber defenses. Although some might want to give Schneider Electric a bad rap, the fact is that the same threat could be ...
  • Kremlin's new cyber weapons spark fears and fantasies - Times LIVE December 18, 2017
    Times LIVEKremlin's new cyber weapons spark fears and fantasiesTimes LIVEFears initially centred on mysterious Russian hackers who supposedly worked for Moscow's security services as part of a cyber war but then shifted to a flood of online articles and social media posts aiming to explain Moscow's position and play up the ...and more »
  • Suspected North Korean cyber group seeks to woo bitcoin job seekers - Reuters December 15, 2017
    ReutersSuspected North Korean cyber group seeks to woo bitcoin job seekersReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) - The surging price of cryptocurrencies in global markets is catching the eye not just of ordinary retail investors but a cybercrime gang with links to the North Korean government, according to cyber researchers tracing the group's ...Bitcoin surge catch […]

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In this New York Times bestselling investigation, Ted Koppel reveals that a major cyberattack on America’s power grid is not only possible but likely, that it would be devastating, and that the United States is shockingly unprepared... [MORE]


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As cyber-attacks dominate front-page news, as hackers join terrorists on the list of global threats, and as top generals warn of a coming cyber war, few books are more timely and enlightening than Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, by Slate columnist and Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Fred Kaplan... [MORE]


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Kurt Brindley is a retired U.S. Navy Senior Chief who specialized in the fields of tele-communications and C4SRI systems Upon retirement from the navy, he spent nearly a decade as a defense industry consultant. He now writes full time... [MORE]


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Now in development for film by 20th Century Fox, award-winning CyberStorm depicts, in realistic and sometimes terrifying detail, what a full scale cyber attack against present-day New York City might look like from the perspective of one family trying to survive it... [MORE]