Cyber Warfare is Cheaper Than Conventional Warfare

In Moscow, for just a few million per year, you can operate a successful digital propaganda crew.  Russia does.  A crew might consist of 3 analysts devising attack themes and scripts plus a few hackers using high speed internet service, regular office equipment, and specialty items such as space on remote servers for staging attacks. […]

Cybersecurity Policy Requires Thoughtful Work from Congress

In a David Grogan interview last Oct 4th, White House Cybersecurity Coordinator Rob Joyce made remarks on law enforcement (LEOs) access to private communications and information.  He encouraged Internet service firms to be ready with cooperation for law enforcement requests for access to private information.  In an Aug. 22, 2017 interview, Joyce also said that […]

Your Privacy and Compulsively Curious Federal Agencies

The National Security Agency (NSA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and the Treasury routinely collect detailed information about Americans’ activities, communications and financial status.  The scale and scope of information government keeps on us is outrageous and dangerous.    Edward Snowden’s revelation confirmed that NSA stores metadata on our domestic phone calls and has technically […]