cyberspace


Acting DHS secretary delivers “State of the Homeland”



Acting DHS secretary delivers “State of the Homeland”
On Wednesday, September 9, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Acting Secretary Chad Wolf gave the annual State of the Homeland Address. “While much has changed since the Department was created after 9/11, one thing remains constant: the dedicated men and women of DHS who rise to meet every threat with… Read More

White House releases new Space Policy Directive



White House releases new Space Policy Directive
The White House released a new policy regarding the protection of U.S. space systems on September 4. Space Policy Directive-5, or SPD-5, focuses on space systems that enable communication, navigation, weather monitoring, and other capabilities vulnerable to cyberattacks. “Through establishing cybersecurity principles for space systems, Space Policy Directive-5 provides a… Read More

Part II of conversation with Gen. Lute and Amb. Grossman now available



Part II of conversation with Gen. Lute and Amb. Grossman now available
The most recent edition of the “The General and the Ambassador” podcast series features another conversation with Ambassador (retired) Deborah McCarthy, General Douglas Lute, and Ambassador Marc Grossman. McCarthy and her guests discuss the role of diplomacy and of military in building alliances, the huge imbalance of resources between the… Read More

Featured Article: Defense Against Weaponized Information…



Featured Article: Defense Against Weaponized Information…
Featured article: Defense Against Weaponized Information: A Human Problem, Not Just A Technical One by Nicholas J. Kane I n the Information Age, near-infinite data is available with just a few clicks of a mouse. Furthermore, users, wittingly or unwittingly, offer up much personal information that a person, with some… Read More

Space lecture draws large crowd



Space lecture draws large crowd
Thomas A. Gray, the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Liaison to the Combined Arms Center and Army University, addressed a packed room on Sept. 24, 2019, as he spoke about the evolution of space policy, a space force and today’s challenges. During his presentation, Gray discussed our dependence… Read More

Featured Article: Artificial Intelligence in Warfare



Featured Article: Artificial Intelligence in Warfare
Featured article: Coding Just War Theory: Artificial Intelligence in Warfare by Dana Gingrich Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve decision making is not a new concept. The proliferation of AI, however, makes this period in history a strategic inflection point. Tomorrow’s wars will be fought and won using AI. The… Read More

Cyberwar, deterrence, and “unpeace” subject of IA Brown-Bag Lecture



Cyberwar, deterrence, and “unpeace” subject of IA Brown-Bag Lecture
University of Kansas Professor of Law, Dr. Michael Hoeflich led a discussion on deterrence and international law in the cyber domain at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College on November 14. Dr. Hoeflich’s presentation was part of the InterAgency Brown-Bag Lecture Series for academic year 2019. Hoeflich began… Read More

CyberSci Symposium



CyberSci Symposium
December 6, 2018  The CyberSci Symposium will be held at the ICF – Global Headquarters in Fairfax, VA, on December 6. Leaders from the U.S. government, academia, and the larger cyber community will come together under one roof to discuss the questions facing cybersecurity: What are the best approaches to… Read More

DHS creates national cyber risk center



DHS creates national cyber risk center
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced the creation of the National Risk Management Center on July 31, during her keynote address at the DHS Cybersecurity Summit in New York City. According to Nielsen, the National Risk Management Center will focus on cybersecurity priorities, and will act as… Read More