Tag: information

Featured article: Defense Against Weaponized Information: A Human Problem, Not Just A Technical One by Nicholas J. Kane In 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 basic computer skills and a few social […]

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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 uncertainty. Information-gap theory provides models […]

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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 cyberspace outweighs the risk. — […]

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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. At the time of the […]

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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 platforms for civil information sharing. Currently, […]

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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 cyber environment that encourages efficiency, innovation […]

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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…

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