Featured article: The Ethics of Information-Gap Decision Making by William J. Davis, Jr. and Penny Koerner Not taking risks one doesn’t understand is often the best form of risk management. – Raghuram G. Rajan Classic decision-making theory incorporates three echelons of information required to make a decision: certainty, risk, and… Read More
Inside this issue: Features Hidden Changes in Organizational Culture and Their Lasting Effects by Christopher R. Allen and Ted A. Thomas New Generation Warfare and the Just War Tradition by Richard E. Berkebile Disenfranchisement Breeds Conflict by Benjamin E. Birtles Criminal Ethos of Russia: The Great Western Dilemma of Fighting… Read More
Featured article: Digital Age Superiority …or the Digital Dark Age Collapse by William B. Scott Cyber may be one of the most consequential national security challenges in a generation, and it will not grow easier with time. Our adversaries now believe that the reward for attacking the United States in… Read More
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a press release last week warning of the security vulnerabilities known as Meltdown and Spectre. According to DHS, the National Cybersecurity and Communications Center (NCCIC) is aware of the vulnerabilities, which affect modern computer processors and could allow attackers access to sensitive information.… Read More
Featured article: A Call for Synchronization of Civil Information Management by Michael L. Jones Special operation forces (SOF) and interagency partners face unique challenges when conducting civil information management (CIM) within the joint interagency, intergovernmental, and multinational (JIIM) environments. Information management requires a streamlined technologic system that reduces redundant technological… Read More
Inside this issue: Features Critical Infrastructure Protection by Patricia Ladnier Fostering Interagency Collaboration for Upstream Counterproliferation by Matthew D. Rautio Nuclear Terrorism – Imminent Threat? by Brendan G. Melley A Clear Deterrence Strategy Required for Cyber by Terrence S. Allen Interagency Leadership by Duane M. Blackburn The End of Operational… Read More
The White House Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity has posted a request for information (RFI) regarding cybersecurity in the digital economy. The Commission’s RFI explains their goal, stating that “Steps must be taken to enhance existing efforts to increase the protection and resilience of the digital ecosystem, while maintaining a… Read More
Earlier this month, Congress passed four pieces of cybersecurity legislation. Among this legislation are two bills meant to facilitate greater cooperation between the federal government and the private sector...