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42 Post(s) By: Matt Shepherd

29
May
2013

Apologies to DARPA and an Illuminating Point Regarding the Media

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Yesterday I posted a short piece about DARPA’s Plan X project which was covered in an article over at Wired. It sounds on the face of it like a very problematic plan to spend a lot of money, and I pointed out a few of those issues briefly. However, shortly after posting the article I

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28
May
2013

More Mistakes on the Cyberwar Front

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I just read this article in Wired, and had to post a short item capturing some thoughts. Mainly, this whole article calls to mind that old phrase about selling a ketchup popsicle to a woman in white gloves . . . or selling ice to an Eskimo . . . . or any other variation.

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26
May
2013

The Tallinn Manual and Cybersecurity

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As a delayed follow-up to this post from a few weeks ago, I wanted to touch on the Tallinn Manual released by NATO back in March. I’ve read through most of it, and won’t pretend to be an expert in international law, the laws of war, or other such topics. However, I do play a

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05
Apr
2013

What is Happening v. What The Media Says Is Happening

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While cyber security certainly does get coverage in the mainstream media the particular stories that are covered and the way they are covered tends to create a distorted picture of the current landscape. Take for example, what we wrote about back in June of last year here and here. When members of the media confuse

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02
Apr
2013

2013 Reboot

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At the end of this week we’ll be launching our new site, and along with it, our new blog. They will be much better integrated than what we’ve got now, and we’re implementing some things behind the scenes to ensure that we expand our social media presence and are continually sharing more of the great

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