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Snowden revelations hit war on terror as EU MPs call for suspension of data-sharing deal

Snowden revelations hit war on terror as EU MPs call for suspension of data-sharing deal | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
The European Parliament has asked the European Commission to suspend a deal with the U.S. that allowed the sharing of financial data, in order to track terrorist funding. However, that call appears to have been rebuffed.
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Exclusive: Iran hackers may target U.S. energy, defense firms, FBI warns

Exclusive: Iran hackers may target U.S. energy, defense firms, FBI warns | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
BOSTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned U.S. businesses to be on the alert for a sophisticated Iranian hacking operation whose targets include defense contractors, energy firms
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UK to stop its citizens seeing extremist material online

UK to stop its citizens seeing extremist material online | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
The move comes more than a year after the British government said it would force ISPs to filter out extremist and terrorist material. It seems the ISPs caved in after lengthy negotiations, though details remain fuzzy.
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The Military Wants New Technologies To Fight Drones

The Military Wants New Technologies To Fight Drones | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
These are the technologies we will use to counter drones in the future. By Patrick Tucker
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New UK GCHQ Chief Says U.S. Tech Groups Are 'Command' Hubs For Terrorists

New UK GCHQ Chief Says U.S. Tech Groups Are 'Command' Hubs For Terrorists | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
New GCHQ Chief Says U.S. Tech Groups Are 'Command' Hubs For Terrorists Hannigan fires broadside at Silicon Valley over internet 'misuse' on first day in charge Financial Times (UK), Nov. 4, Pg. 1 |...
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The Navy Wants a Tactical Cloud

The Navy Wants a Tactical Cloud | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
The Office of Naval Research says the cloud infrastructure will exist at the 'tactical edge' of Navy and Marine forces, not ashore. By Bob Brewin
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Open-Source 'Intelligence:' Denial/Deception Abound

Open-Source 'Intelligence:' Denial/Deception Abound | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Open-Source ‘Intelligence:’ Denial/Deception Abound
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More tech firms move data centers to Europe

More tech firms move data centers to Europe | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Salesforce.com Friday became the latest to move customer data within the E.U.
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Online Security Experts Link More Breaches To Russian Government

Online Security Experts Link More Breaches To Russian Government | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Online Security Experts Link More Breaches To Russian Government By NICOLE PERLROTH OCT. 28, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — For the second time in four months, researchers at a computer security company are ...
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Virtual Networks, Real-Life Enemies

Virtual Networks, Real-Life Enemies | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Virtual Networks, Real-Life Enemies The Internet was not built for security, and now nations everywhere are exploiting that flaw Washington Post, Oct. 26, Pg. A19 | Joel Brenner U.S. military and s...
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Knife Fights: John Nagl's Reflections on the Practice of Modern War

Knife Fights: John Nagl's Reflections on the Practice of Modern War | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Knife Fights: John Nagl's Reflections on the Practice of Modern War by Octavian Manea Journal Article | October 24, 2014 - 11:00am jrnl/art/knife-fights-john- nagl%E2%80%99s-reflections-on- the-pra...
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Offensive Cyber Operations in US Military Doctrine

Offensive Cyber Operations in US Military Doctrine | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
A newly disclosed Department of Defense doctrinal publication acknowledges the reality of offensive cyberspace operations, and provides a military perspective on their utility and their hazards. Attacks in cyberspace can be used “to degrade, disrupt, or destroy access to, operation of, or availability of a target by a specified level for a specified time.” Or they can be used “to control or change the adversary’s information, information systems, and/or networks in a manner that supports …
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Syria's Assad Looks To Still Use Chemical Weapons

Syria's Assad Looks To Still Use Chemical Weapons | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
FINANCIAL TIMES October 21, 2014 Assad Looks To Still Use Chemical Weapons Borzou Daragahi in Cairo It was yet another missile, one of many fired by the Syrian regime at the rebel-controlled Jobar ...
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Are America's Special Operations Forces In Crisis?

Are America's Special Operations Forces In Crisis? | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Excerpts: Finally, specials operations units - the very definition of unconventional forces - face another challenge: becoming conventional. SOCOM oversees roughly 70,000 operators, support units a...
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The Stuxnet Attack On Iran's Nuclear Plant Was 'Far More Dangerous' Than Previously Thought

The Stuxnet Attack On Iran's Nuclear Plant Was 'Far More Dangerous' Than Previously Thought | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Cyber security expert Ralph Langer, who studied the Stuxnet virus that ravaged Iran's Natanz, explains in Foreign Policy that the malware "was far more ...
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Network-Centric Warfare Set the Stage for Cyberwar

Network-Centric Warfare Set the Stage for Cyberwar | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Conclusion: Does security by obscurity hold for weapons platforms? Not if the adversary is actively engaging in cyber espionage to get copies of software source code. According to Ellen Nakashima, ...
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Strategic shift in weapon systems: swarms of low-cost robots

Strategic shift in weapon systems: swarms of low-cost robots | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
"If the U.S. military is to maintain its technological edge, it will need to harness the advantages of the robotics revolution and build the swarm."
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Navy Launches ‘Task Force Cyber Awakening’

Navy Launches ‘Task Force Cyber Awakening’ | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
The Navy is embarking on a year-long effort to protect hardware and software across the service. By Alyia Sternstein
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The War Nerd: Crunching numbers on Kobane

The War Nerd: Crunching numbers on Kobane | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
How many Islamic State fighters have died in Kobane? That question isn’t as easy to answer as you might expect. In fact, nothing about Islamic State’s numbers really adds up. How many fighters does...
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Hackers breach some White House computers

Hackers breach some White House computers | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
Hackers thought to be working for the Kremlin breached the unclassified White House computer network, officials said.
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U.S. unveils coalition to fight Islamic state in cyberspace

U.S. unveils coalition to fight Islamic state in cyberspace | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
By Ahmed Hagagy KUWAIT (Reuters) - The United States on Monday unveiled what it called an information coalition with Muslim and Western nations to combat efforts by Islamic State to recruit online and stoke sectarian hatred through a "cult of violence". U.S. officials told delegates from European and Arab countries at a meeting in Kuwait that this should complement parallel campaigns against the armed group on the battlefield and in the world of finance. ...
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Bombs and Bandwidth: The Emerging Relationship Between Information Technology and Security

Bombs and Bandwidth: The Emerging Relationship Between Information Technology and Security | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
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IS expands in Libya - Al-Monitor

While the Libyan state remains too weak to confront and disarm the plethora of militias still present within it, IS has been able to gain a foothold in the eastern city of Derna.
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Military Strategy for a Twitter War

Military Strategy for a Twitter War | War, Cyberwar and Security | Scoop.it
A military guide to fighting Twitter Wars. On NEXTWar, a blog by the Center for International Maritime Security.
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