Tag: National Security

It’s the President…

Your legacy will not being stopping the APTs or bringing an end to ransomware, it will be to leave the nation a little bit smarter and a little more capable than it was before you got there.

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…

Fundamentals

Step one in crafting a security strategy: Know what it is you are protecting. I think this headline says it all: FBI unsure if missing notebook PCs contain sensitive data This from the people who want to argue they’re in…

Goldwater-Nichols for suits

From Inside the Pentagon (subscription required): Bush administration officials are preparing an executive order for the president’s signature that calls for sweeping changes in educational programs and career development for the federal workforce so professionals in each agency with a…

Iran EBO

The Pentagon has plans for everything, including invading Canada, still, this is another data point to consider when setting your doomsday clock: US contingency plans for air strikes on Iran extend beyond nuclear sites and include most of the country’s…