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This Gun For Hire

On January 30, 2003, in Security, by Administrator
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The suburbs of Washington, from Alexandria in the south to Dulles Airport in the west, make up the defense industry’s fertile crescent. Within a short drive of the Pentagon, the CIA, and the rest of the national security state, one immaculate office park after another rises above the oleander, gleaming facades capped with muscular logos […]

Electronic attack slows Internet

On January 25, 2003, in Security, by Administrator
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Traffic on the many parts of the Internet slowed dramatically for hours early Saturday, the apparent effects of a fast-spreading, virus-like infection that overwhelmed the world’s digital pipelines and interfered with Web browsing and delivery of e-mail. Sites monitoring the health of the Internet reported significant slowdowns globally. Experts said the electronic attack bore remarkable […]

Total Misrepresentation (of Total Information Awareness)

On January 21, 2003, in Security, by Administrator
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“The chance that the U.S. government will become a police state because it is better able to analyze private transactions for signs of terrorism is virtually nil; the chance would be greater, however, if the country were to experience a series of devastating attacks and confidence in the government’s ability to protect the public safety […]

Terrorism: Threats, Tactics, Training and Technology

On January 4, 2003, in Speaking Engagements, by Administrator
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The latest TRC Training session will take place in Washington, DC. on January 8-10, 2003. “This class led by nationally recognized terrorism experts including Brian Michael Jenkins, Walter Purdy, Matthew Devost, Tom Walsh, Neal Pollard, Bryan Vossekuil, Dr. Robert Fein, John Sullivan, Andrew Garfield, and special guests, will have numerous opportunities for Q&A. Participants will […]

Georgetown COSC511

On January 4, 2003, in Speaking Engagements, by Administrator
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I’ve recently received an appointment as Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University to teach COSC511 “Information Warfare and Security”. This class was previously taught by Dorothy Denning and I am honored to take it over. If you are a student looking for the COSC511 page, you can find it by following this link.

No cyberterrorismyetsays security chief

On January 4, 2003, in Security, by Administrator
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Clarke, a counterterrorism official in the Clinton administration, acknowledged that terrorist organizations such as al Qaeda havent turned the Internet into a weapon. But he cautioned against complacency. For years, he said, counterterrorism experts never thought terrorists would launch strikes such as the Sept. 11 attacks within the United States, because they wanted to use […]

The Technology Secrets of Cocaine Inc.

On January 2, 2003, in Technology, by Administrator
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This story from Business 2.0 is interesting. When thinking innovation and technology, the drug cartels probably rank just behind Amazon.com. Colombian cartels have spent billions of dollars to build one of the world’s most sophisticated IT infrastructures. It’s helping them smuggle more dope than ever before. Full Story

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