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'Left-of-Launch' Cyber Efforts Against North Korea: A Good Idea?
March 08, 2017
'Left-of-Launch' Cyber Efforts Against North Korea: A Good Idea?
A sudden sense of vulnerability has the potential to make anyone paranoid and unpredictable.
'Left-of-Launch' Cyber Efforts Against North Korea: A Good Idea?
Why Did a US Cyber Attack on North Korea Fail?
May 30, 2015
Why Did a US Cyber Attack on North Korea Fail?
North Korea's near-complete isolation may have had something to do with the 2010 failure of a Stuxnet-related attack.
Why Did a US Cyber Attack on North Korea Fail?
Could Cyber Attacks Lead to Nuclear War?
May 04, 2015
Could Cyber Attacks Lead to Nuclear War?
It could, according to a former commander of U.S. nuclear forces.
Could Cyber Attacks Lead to Nuclear War?
Iran: The West's Most Dangerous Foe in Cyberspace?
March 31, 2015
Iran: The West's Most Dangerous Foe in Cyberspace?
Tehran is catching up with Beijing and Moscow in its capability to launch debilitating cyber attacks.
Iran: The West's Most Dangerous Foe in Cyberspace?
Iran and the United States Locked in Cyber Combat
February 27, 2015
Iran and the United States Locked in Cyber Combat
A recently published N.S.A. document reveals an ongoing cyber war between the United States and Iran.
Iran and the United States Locked in Cyber Combat
The Unintended Consequences of a Japanese/Israeli Defense Agreement
May 13, 2014
The Unintended Consequences of a Japanese/Israeli Defense Agreement
While the agreements are an easy and obvious course of action for Israel, Japan should tread carefully.
The Unintended Consequences of a Japanese/Israeli Defense Agreement
S. Korea Seeks Cyber Weapons to Target North Korea’s Nukes
February 21, 2014
S. Korea Seeks Cyber Weapons to Target North Korea’s Nukes
South Korea’s said it is developing offensive cyber tools to target Pyongyang’s atomic and missile facilities.
S. Korea Seeks Cyber Weapons to Target North Korea’s Nukes
North Korea Detains US Korean War Veteran
November 23, 2013
North Korea Detains US Korean War Veteran
A few defense and security links ahead of the weekend.
North Korea Detains US Korean War Veteran
Cyber War: Why More May Be Better
September 22, 2013
Cyber War: Why More May Be Better
In Cyber War Will Not Take Place, Thomas Rid argues that cyber attacks will bring peace.
Cyber War: Why More May Be Better
Are US and Chinese Cyber Intrusions So Different?
September 09, 2013
Are US and Chinese Cyber Intrusions So Different?
Both the U.S. and China have been linked to cyber snooping. How different are their activities?
Are US and Chinese Cyber Intrusions So Different?
Spear Phishing: How Non-Nerds Hack
June 08, 2013
Spear Phishing: How Non-Nerds Hack
While not as “sexy” as sophisticated strikes like Stuxnet, less skilled hackers can be highly effective.
Spear Phishing: How Non-Nerds Hack
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October 28, 2012
The "Copycat" War: Iran Strikes Back
From cyberstrikes, assassinations, and drone surveillance, Iran seems to copying Western tactics. Retaliation, not escalation, is Tehran’s goal.
The "Copycat" War: Iran Strikes Back
How Politics Nuked Iran’s Economy
October 06, 2012
How Politics Nuked Iran’s Economy
For the leaders of the Islamic Republic, the real enemy is within.
How Politics Nuked Iran’s Economy
China Moves Forward on Cybersecurity Policy
July 25, 2012
China Moves Forward on Cybersecurity Policy
Despite a new policy opinion, Chinese cyber-security suffers from some of the same problems as the United States.
China Moves Forward on Cybersecurity Policy
Is U.S. in Iran Cyber War?
June 26, 2012
Is U.S. in Iran Cyber War?
A series of revelations suggest that the U.S. and Israel are engaged in a cyber war with Iran. If true, any hope of progress in talks over Iran’s nuclear program could be jeopardized.
Is U.S. in Iran Cyber War?
Stuxnet and Flame: Take a Breath
June 07, 2012
Stuxnet and Flame: Take a Breath
Revelations over Stuxnet should prompt an open discussion over cyber weapons. They probably won’t.
Stuxnet and Flame: Take a Breath
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