Category: Defense

Don’t Believe the Hype

I want you to read this tweet:   Two things: 1. The government is constantly whinging on about how we need more sharing. The private sector elements who actually get involved in sharing regimes constantly complain about how “sharing” with…

Cyber Village People

There is no shortage of people with CNO skills; there is simply a shortage of people who are either clear-able or willing to be cleared.

Cyberpanic: It Sells

If you are the kind of person who isn’t going to buy bacon because of the swine flu scare, then you should definitely not read up on “the latest story on cyber threats to national security”:http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/28/us/28cyber.html , at least not…

All aboard the cluetrain express

As with any sufficiently radical effort (and believe me, this is practically magic to some on the inside) there is a marked difference between the public face and the reality in the cube.

Retrograde?

I knew it was bad, but I didn’t know they were actually going backwards: The federal government is losing the battle to organize data and make it accessible. In fact, according to one expert, agencies are moving backward in regard…

How about a real intelligence reform bill then?

The nation’s intelligence agencies, mired in bureaucratic messes, have failed to deliver to Congress the high-quality information it needs about trouble spots such as North Korea and Iran, Michigan’s Rep. Pete Hoekstra said today. “We still don’t have the intelligence…