Category: National Security

The Intelligence-Security Disconnect: Wider the Higher You Go

A consultant you probably should not be writing checks to: Some opponents of the directive, which include several former Office of Management and Budget officials, say that National Security Presidential Directive 54/Homeland Security Presidential Directive 23 authorizing intelligence monitoring of…

no hurry or anything

Authorized in ’06, pilot in ’08, FOC in ’12. Moving at the speed of government. What can red, white and blue do for you? Still, kudos for making the effort. Now, for the intelligence reserve.

it’s not about panic

Everynerds favorite crypto-guru uses both well-worn barrels: Cyber-extortion is certainly on the rise; we see it at Counterpane. Primarily it’s against fringe industries — online gambling, online gaming, online porn — operating offshore in countries like Bermuda and the Cayman…

“reputation system”

From the Enterprise Resilience Management Blog: Anyone who believes he knows of information relating to these proposed patents will be able to post this online and solicit comments from others. But this will suddenly make available reams of information, which…

underrattelser – US style

Ralph Peters’ latest report on improvements in MI. Money graph: Appropriate technologies can help us – but no database or collection system is a substitute for seasoned human judgment. The key task in intelligence is understanding the enemy. Machines do…