Cybersecurity 3.0 Is the Single Most Important Event of This Century

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The Massive Shift in Competition That Has Gone Largely Unrecognized by Casey Fleming   Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on June 15, “We are witnessing a world awash in change—a world beset by the reemergence of great power competition and we define the categories of challenges as urgency, power, and political will.” This description of the geopolitical landscape also defines … Read More

Redefining Information Warfare Boundaries for an Army in a Wireless World

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As the Army observed in the 2010 cyberspace operations concept capability plan, society’s dependence on the wireless and wired mediums is converging. Computer and telecommunication networks are becoming one and the same. And the transmission of digitized packets on Internet-protocol and space-based networks is rapidly supplanting the use of old technology (e.g., dedicated analog channels) when it comes to information … Read More

White House: How China’s Economic Aggression Threatens the Technologies and Intellectual Property of the United States and the World

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The People’s Republic of China (China) has experienced rapid economic growth to become the world’s second largest economy while modernizing its industrial base and moving up the global value chain. However, much of this growth has been achieved in significant part through aggressive acts, policies, and practices that fall outside of global norms and rules (collectively, “economic aggression”). Given the … Read More

Hybrid COE: Addressing Hybrid Threats

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Hybrid threats have become the 21st security challenge for Western countries. They reflect significant change in the nature of international security. Change tends to increase feelings of insecurity and, historically, frictions in society, all the more so because hybrid threats are complex and ambiguous. Some people look to the past for answers, while others have forgotten the past. There are those who argue more vigorously for adapting to change, and there are those who try to defend the status quo. In some cases facts turn into views, opinions and perspectives – or worse, vice versa. This means that the picture of the security environment is not simply black or white. It is complex, multi-layered and multi-dimensional. Thus, analysis of what has changed, how it is changed and what does it mean for democratic states is at the core of understanding the nature of the current security environment in Europe.

2017 Data Breach Level Index

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Break down of the 2017 Breach Level Index stats found: 7,125,940 compromised every day 2,96914 compromised records every hour 4,949 compromised records every minute 82 compromised records every second Last year was a monumental year for data breaches. According to the new Breach Level Index (BLI), in 2017, the number of data records compromised in publicly disclosed data breaches surpassed … Read More