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» Report: US Government Dead Last Among Major Industries in Cybersecurity Protections – Washington Free Beacon
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Washington Free Beacon Report: US Government Dead Last Among Major Industries in Cybersecurity Protections Washington Free Beacon U.S. government organizations have the worst ranking cybersecurity protections when compared to more than a…

» Western Militarization of South China Sea
14/04/16 17:05 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
http://www.military.com/daily-news/2016/04/08/japan-sends-destroyer-to-south-china-sea-in-message-to-china.html http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/04/14/us-begins-joint-patrols-with-philippines-in-south-china-sea.html http://foreignpol…

» State Dept.: Assad Violating Syrian Cessation of Hostilities, U.S. Gathering Data in Response
14/04/16 17:05 from Washington Free Beacon
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» One of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups raised money from Microsoft, HP Enterprise — and the CIA – Business Insider
14/04/16 17:02 from cia – Google News
Business Insider One of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups raised money from Microsoft, HP Enterprise — and the CIA Business Insider In-Q-Tel, the venture capital arm of America’s top spy agency, the CIA , is an undisclosed invest…

» Report: U.S. Government Dead Last Among Major Industries in Cybersecurity Protections
14/04/16 17:01 from Washington Free Beacon
U.S. government organizations have the worst ranking cybersecurity protections when compared against more than a dozen private industries, including construction, food, and hospitality, according to a report released Thursday. The post R…

» Memo Shows Secret Coordination Effort Against ExxonMobil by Climate Activists, Rockefeller Fund
14/04/16 17:00 from Washington Free Beacon
A small coalition of prominent climate change activists and political operatives huddled on Jan. 8 for a closed-door meeting at the Rockefeller Family Fund in Manhattan. Their agenda: taking down oil giant ExxonMobil through a coordinate…

» Memo Shows Secret CoordinationEffort Against ExxonMobil by Climate Activists, Rockefeller Fund
14/04/16 17:00 from Washington Free Beacon
A small coalition of prominent climate change activists and political operatives huddled on Jan. 8 for a closed-door meeting at the Rockefeller Family Fund in Manhattan. Their agenda: taking down oil giant ExxonMobil through a coordinate…

» Hillary Clinton Told Two Tales on Benghazi, Newly Released Documents Show
14/04/16 16:58 from Washington Free Beacon
Newly released documents indicate that former secretary of State Hillary Clinton told two stories about the 2012 terror attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, in the days following the deadly attack. The post Hillary C…

» Harvard Dean Refuses to Level With Single-Sex Clubs About Co-ed Push
14/04/16 16:30 from Washington Free Beacon
The dean of Harvard College refused to level with representatives of the school’s single-sex final clubs about his plan to compel the all-male groups to go co-ed, indicating only that all options, including expelling students from joinin…

» Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Operations, chapter 02
14/04/16 16:27 from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting
Title:                      Selective Bibliographies Author:                  Paul W. Blackstock Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr.”Chapter 2: Selective Bibliographies,” Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Cove…

» SKY Perfect JSAT Awards Kratos Contract to Provide TT&C Antenna and RF System for JCSAT-16 Satellite – WashingtonExec
14/04/16 16:23 from CyberWar – Google News
SKY Perfect JSAT Awards Kratos Contract to Provide TT&C Antenna and RF System for JCSAT-16 Satellite WashingtonExec Kratos’ areas of expertise include Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Combat and Intelligence , Surveil…

» The Mistake that Decapitated Pentagon Innovation — and How to Fix It
14/04/16 16:16 from Defense One – All Content
When the Packard Commission demoted the director of defense engineering and research, they essentially elevated gunsmithing over strategic marksmanship.

» On Gulf Visit, Obama Aims for Saudi-Iran Detente
14/04/16 16:16 from DEBKAFile
April 14, 2016, 4:00 PM (IDT) A last attempt by Obama to convince Gulf rulers to accept the nuclear agreement with Iran.

» Will Beijing Declare Another Air Defense Zone?
14/04/16 16:14 from Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network
In a potential geopolitical tit-for-tat, some analysts warn Beijing may soon declare an air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the South China Sea , should the U.S. go ahead with plans to conduct a freedom of navigation exercise annou…

» Restored US Coast Guard helicopter dedicated at the Smithsonian
14/04/16 16:04 from Recent Updates for U.S. Coast Guard Digital Newsroom

» US Cybersecurity Falls Short With NASA, State Department Among Worst Performing Agencies, Report Finds – International Business Times
14/04/16 16:03 from cybersecurity – Google News
International Business Times US Cybersecurity Falls Short With NASA, State Department Among Worst Performing Agencies, Report Finds International Business Times 97613110 From April 2015 to April 2016, 35 major data breaches were recorded…

» Official: Major Israeli Aid Package May Not Be Completed Before End of Obama Presidency
14/04/16 16:02 from Washington Free Beacon
A senior U.S. official has warned Congress that a massive U.S. aid package to Israel that has long been in the works may not be completed before the Obama administration comes to a close at the end of this year. The post Official: Major …

» FBI taps RAND fellow as new CIO – Federal Times
14/04/16 16:01 from fbi – Google News
Federal Times FBI taps RAND fellow as new CIO Federal Times The search for the FBI’s next chief information officer appears to be over. The FBI confirmed on April 14 that bureau director James Comey has tapped Gordon Bitko to be its …

» St. Lawrence pleads not guilty in bond fraud case, to be released – The Journal News | LoHud.com
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Yeshiva World News St. Lawrence pleads not guilty in bond fraud case, to be released The Journal News | LoHud.com Bharara outlined the charges during a Manhattan news conference with Rockland District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, FBI New York…

» St. Lawrence pleads not guilty in bond fraud case, released – The Journal News | LoHud.com
14/04/16 15:56 from fbi – Google News
Yeshiva World News St. Lawrence pleads not guilty in bond fraud case, released The Journal News | LoHud.com Bharara outlined the charges during a Manhattan news conference with Rockland District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, FBI New York Direc…

» The U.S. has launched more than 70 airstrikes this year against ISIS in Afghanistan
14/04/16 15:47 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News – The Washington Post
Most were in Nangarhar, in eastern Afghanistan.

» Russia’s Image in Armenia Damaged by Fighting in Karabakh
14/04/16 15:45 from Eurasia Daily Monitor – The Jamestown Foundation
The outbreak of clashes along the line of contact in the separatist region of Karabakh, which began…

» One Year Later: Islamic State Continues to Expand Inside Russia
14/04/16 15:44 from Eurasia Daily Monitor – The Jamestown Foundation
The so-called Islamic State (IS) is increasingly infiltrating Russia, threatening its security…

» FBI: ‘Can’t Wait Bandit’ suspected of robbing 4 Phoenix-area banks in 5 days – azcentral.com
14/04/16 15:39 from fbi – Google News
azcentral.com FBI : ‘Can’t Wait Bandit’ suspected of robbing 4 Phoenix-area banks in 5 days azcentral.com The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force was hunting for a man suspected of robbing four Phoenix-area banks in five days last we…

» A strange recent history of Russian jets buzzing Navy ships
14/04/16 15:38 from InHomelandSecurity.com – News & Analysis of Critical Issues in Terrorism & Homeland Defense
USS Donald Cook, a Navy destroyer, was repeatedly buzzed by Russian jets in recent days; it’s not the first time Russia has reenacted “Top Gun” at sea.

» Coast Guard repatriates 22 Cuban migrants
14/04/16 15:36 from Recent Updates for U.S. Coast Guard Digital Newsroom

» Trump Campaign Manager Lewandowski Will Not be Charged With Battery Against Reporter
14/04/16 15:25 from Washington Free Beacon
Donald Trump’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will not be charged with battery in Florida, the Palm Beach state attorney announced Thursday. The post Trump Campaign Manager Lewandowski Will Not be Charged With Battery Against Reporte…

» Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Operations, chapter 01
14/04/16 15:25 from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting
Title:                      Comprehensive Bibliographies Author:                Paul W. Blackstock Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr.”Chapter 1: Comprehensive Bibliographies,” Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, An…

» Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs Outpacing Costs Covered by Insurance
14/04/16 15:23 from Washington Free Beacon
Average payments by enrollees for deductibles and coinsurance have grown faster than the average payments for copayments from 2004 to 2014, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation study. The post Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs Outpacing…

» New American Crossroads Ad Compares Clinton and Nixon
14/04/16 15:23 from Washington Free Beacon
The post New American Crossroads Ad Compares Clinton and Nixon appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .

» Technolust is the concentrated dose of cyberpunk VR has been waiting for – The Verge
14/04/16 15:22 from Cyberwar – Google News
The Verge Technolust is the concentrated dose of cyberpunk VR has been waiting for The Verge An exploration-focused “visual novel” released for the Oculus Rift this week, it’s a clearinghouse of cyberpunk fantasies, shamele…

» Putin’s Main Target in Syria: Helping al-Assad Win the Civil War
14/04/16 15:16 from Eurasia Daily Monitor – The Jamestown Foundation
On March 14, President Vladimir Putin surprised both friend and foe by announcing that the Russian…

» Entire Goldman Sachs Executive Board Arrested by FBI – snopes.com
14/04/16 15:08 from fbi – Google News
snopes.com Entire Goldman Sachs Executive Board Arrested by FBI snopes.com The FBI aided the headquarters of the Wall Street investment firm Goldman Sachs and arrested the entire executive board, including CEO Lloyd Blankfein. “We&#…

» Cables tie Pakistan to 2009 hit on CIA; official says not so – Fox News
14/04/16 15:03 from cia – Google News
Press TV Cables tie Pakistan to 2009 hit on CIA ; official says not so Fox News Recently declassified U.S. government cables suggest Pakistan’s intelligence service paid a U.S.-designated terrorist organization $200,000 to carry out …

» FBI: Washington woman vanished – seattlepi.com
14/04/16 15:00 from fbi – Google News
seattlepi.com FBI : Washington woman vanished seattlepi.com Felina Blanch Metsker disappeared from her Yakima-area home three weeks ago. Now, the FBI is offering up to $10,000 for tips related to the missing 33-year-old Harrah woman’…

» Transportation Official: Cybersecurity Rules May Be Needed for Cars – Morning Consult
14/04/16 14:56 from cybersecurity – Google News
Transportation Official: Cybersecurity Rules May Be Needed for Cars Morning Consult The head of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told a House panel Thursday that his agency may need to craft rules to enhance cybersecuri…

» Cables Tie Pakistan to 2009 Hit on CIA; Official Says Not So – ABC News
14/04/16 14:24 from cia – Google News
Hindustan Times Cables Tie Pakistan to 2009 Hit on CIA ; Official Says Not So ABC News Recently declassified U.S. government cables suggest Pakistan’s intelligence service paid a U.S.-designated terrorist organization $200,000 to car…

» The Problem with the Pentagon’s Hypersonic Missile – Defense One
14/04/16 14:21 from missile defense – Google News
Defense One The Problem with the Pentagon’s Hypersonic Missile Defense One It’s been a good year for hypersonic researchers, who got a 50 percent bump in the Defense Department’s 2017 budget request. The Air Force plans to te…

» Court rules: FBI can collect cell phone data without a warrant – Red Alert Politics
14/04/16 14:14 from fbi – Google News
Red Alert Politics Court rules: FBI can collect cell phone data without a warrant Red Alert Politics Privacy protections were weakened by a federal appeals court decision that ruled the government can use cell phone location data to iden…

» The Problem with the Pentagon’s Hypersonic Missile
14/04/16 14:13 from Defense One – All Content
Military officials say their superfast weapons of the future won’t carry nuclear warheads. But will other nuclear nations believe it when the missiles start flying?

» US Announces Joint Patrols With Philippines in South China Sea
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
The U.S. military has been conducting joint patrols in the South China Sea with the Philippines and is increasing its presence on the archipelago with rotational forces and equipment, U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter revealed Thursday.

» Russia Says Followed ‘All Safety Measures’ in Flyover of US Ship
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russia says its aircraft observed all international rules when they flew over a U.S. warship in international waters in the Baltic Sea earlier this week.

» Philippines Relying on Global Support in S. China Sea Dispute
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
As an international arbitration ruling draws near on the Philippines’ case against China’s claim to almost the entire South China Sea, Manila is relying on international support to bolster its cause.

» China, Pakistan Ready New Cargo Port
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
Pakistan’s newly-built cargo port of Gwadar sits on a remote, unspoiled coastline in the country’s far southwest. Just beyond the port’s two semi-circular bays, the Arabian Sea meets the Persian Gulf, and local fishermen ply the crystal …

» Uganda’s Main Opposition Leader Charged With Disobeying Police Order
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
The defense attorney for Uganda’s main opposition leader, Dr. Kizza Besigye, says new criminal charges against his client appear to be part of a plan to discredit him following the disputed outcome of the February 18 presidential poll.

» Counter-ISIL Strikes Hit Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant terrorists in Iraq and Syria yesterday, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

» During Call-in, Putin Airs Views on US, Syria, Economy, Potholes
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russian President Vladimir has accused the United States of having “imperial ambitions.’

» China Points Finger Back at US Over Human Rights
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
China says human rights in the United States have worsened due to police brutality, rampant gun violence and the corrupting influence of money in politics.

» Obama: US-led Coalition Has Momentum, Islamic State on ‘Defensive’
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
U.S. President Barack Obama says the U.S.-led coalition has momentum and plans to keep that momentum in the fight against the Islamic State militant group.

» US Senate Committee Threatens to Reduce UN Funding Over Abuse Cases
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
The chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee threatened Wednesday to reduce funding to the United Nations over peacekeeper misconduct.

» Russia Defends Warplanes That Flew Close To U.S. Naval Vessel
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
The Russian Defense Ministry has defended the actions of the crews of Russian warplanes that flew near a U.S. guided-missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea.

» New Video Shows 15 ‘Chibok Girls’ But Parents Wary
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
Two years after Islamist militants kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls in northern Nigeria, a new video purporting to show the missing girls just four months ago has given parents hope that their children are still alive.

» Turkey Proposes Anti-Terrorism Body at OIC Summit
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
Turkey’s president has called for closer cooperation among Western and Muslim counties in the fight against terrorism, as he urged the leaders to tackle the problem from the security and financial fronts.

» Annual Putin Call-In Show Focuses On Economy, International Affairs
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
Russian President Vladimir Putin touched on issues from the global to the personal, but clustered around the economy and international relations, for more than 3 1/2 hours in a televised call-in event that has become an annual ritual sin…

» Ukrainian Parliament Approves Government Shake-Up
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
Ukraine’s parliament has approved Volodymyr Hroysman as prime minister and his cabinet in the biggest government shake-up since a 2014 uprising brought in a pro-Western leadership.

» IS Leaves Deadly Trail of Mines in Syria, Iraq
14/04/16 14:05 from GlobalSecurity.org
More than a year after their liberation from the Islamic State (IS) group, residents in the Syrian town of Kobani are suffering from the deadly fallout of a four-month occupation.

» UN agency urges parties to ensure rights of people displaced amid violence in eastern DR Congo
14/04/16 14:04 from GlobalSecurity.org
The United Nations refugee agency has expressed concern about the welfare of tens of thousands of internally displaced people (IDP) in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who have been driven out of host sites due to fresh fig…

» AU: Despite Irregularities, Chad Poll Credible
14/04/16 14:04 from GlobalSecurity.org
Opposition politicians in Chad have claimed fraud during Sunday’s presidential election, but African Union (AU) observers say the poll, while flawed, was fair.

» UN: Syrian Government Blocking Humanitarian Aid
14/04/16 14:04 from GlobalSecurity.org
A U.N. body set up to monitor the delivery of humanitarian assistance to besieged and hard-to-reach areas in Syria accuses the government of Bashar al-Assad of continuing to hamper the delivery of desperately needed aid.

» Iraq Parliament Reconvenes After Wednesday Clashes
14/04/16 14:04 from GlobalSecurity.org
Iraqi lawmakers are meeting again Thursday, in a tumultuous week that saw a three-day sit-in by dozens of lawmakers from across the nation’s political continuum.

» In Undisclosed CIA Investments, Social Media Mining Looms Large – The Intercept
14/04/16 14:01 from cia – Google News
The Intercept In Undisclosed CIA Investments, Social Media Mining Looms Large The Intercept The investments appear to reflect the CIA’s increasing focus on monitoring social media. Last September, David Cohen, the CIA’s second-hi…

» The CIA Is Investing in Firms That Mine Your Tweets and Instagram Photos – The Intercept
14/04/16 14:01 from cia – Google News
The Intercept The CIA Is Investing in Firms That Mine Your Tweets and Instagram Photos The Intercept The investments appear to reflect the CIA’s increasing focus on monitoring social media. Last September, David Cohen, the CIA’s …

» The Jersey Boys Of Cybersecurity – Forbes
14/04/16 14:00 from cybersecurity – Google News
Forbes The Jersey Boys Of Cybersecurity Forbes The quintessential silicon valley startups hail from Cupertino, Mountain View, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Santa Clara, and nearby cities — a short car ride to Menlo Park’s Sand Hill Road,…

» Clinton Campaign Manager Dodges Question on Hypocrisy Over Hillary’s Paid Verizon Speech
14/04/16 13:55 from Washington Free Beacon
The post Clinton Campaign Manager Dodges Question on Hypocrisy Over Hillary’s Paid Verizon Speech appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .

» Obama Admin Open to U.N. Measures Focused on Israel
14/04/16 13:55 from Washington Free Beacon
The Obama administration says it “will carefully consider” what are expected to be a series of United Nations Security Council Resolutions aimed at Israel in the coming months, generating accusations in Congress that Washington is gearin…

» Why Computer Science Programs Don’t Require Cybersecurity Classes – Slate Magazine
14/04/16 13:54 from cybersecurity – Google News
Slate Magazine Why Computer Science Programs Don’t Require Cybersecurity Classes Slate Magazine The news has attracted considerable attention as a sign of universities’ inadequate commitment to training a cybersecurity workforce …

» Journalist Matthew Keys Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison in Hacking Case – KQED
14/04/16 13:42 from Cyberwar – Google News
KQED Journalist Matthew Keys Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison in Hacking Case KQED Journalist Matthew Keys has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for his conviction on charges he conspired with the hacking group Anonymous to bre…

» Trump Will Be So Presidential, You Will Be Bored
14/04/16 13:36 from Washington Free Beacon
The post Trump Will Be So Presidential, You Will Be Bored appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .

» Missile Defense Agency Budget Addresses Escalating North Korea, Iran Threats – Department of Defense
14/04/16 13:29 from missile defense – Google News
Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency Budget Addresses Escalating North Korea, Iran Threats Department of Defense WASHINGTON, April 14, 2016 — Escalating threats from North Korea and Iran, including aggressive ballistic missile te…

» FBI efforts to break encryption go way back – SC Magazine
14/04/16 13:29 from fbi – Google News
SC Magazine FBI efforts to break encryption go way back SC Magazine While it appears that the FBI was unable to break the encryption, it was able to work around the problem – likely using a form of keylogging – though its methods remain …

» Obama: Counter-ISIL Campaign Accelerates
14/04/16 13:23 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
The campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has accelerated, President Barack Obama said at the headquarters of the Central Intelligence Agency.

» U.S. Navy ship encounters aggressive Russian aircraft in Baltic Sea
14/04/16 13:16 from GlobalSecurity.org
A United States Navy Destroyer operating in international waters in the Baltic Sea experienced several close interactions by Russian aircraft on April 11 and 12. USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) encountered multiple, aggressive flight maneuvers …

» Microsoft sues over law banning tech firms from telling customers about data requests
14/04/16 13:15 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News – The Washington Post
A lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that the statute violates speech and privacy rights.

» U.S. Government Ranks Last Among Major Industries in Cybersecurity – PR Newswire (press release)
14/04/16 13:14 from cybersecurity – Google News
U.S. Government Ranks Last Among Major Industries in Cybersecurity PR Newswire (press release) NEW YORK, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — SecurityScorecard, the most accurate benchmark of cybersecurity risk across the entire business ecosy…

» Missile Defense Agency Budget Addresses Escalating North Korea, Iran Threats
14/04/16 13:00 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
Escalating threats from North Korea and Iran, including aggressive ballistic missile testing, is pushing the Missile Defense Agency to find increasingly more cost-effective ways to perform its mission, the agency’s director told the Sena…

» Bernie Sanders: Republican Governors Are Trying to Bring Back Jim Crow
14/04/16 12:56 from Washington Free Beacon
The post Bernie Sanders: Republican Governors Are Trying to Bring Back Jim Crow appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .

» A New Lawsuit from Microsoft: No More Gag Orders!
14/04/16 12:56 from Just Security
Jennifer Daskal Microsoft is once again making headlines via litigation over government’s use of the Stored Communications Act. For the past two years, it was Microsoft’s lawsuit challenging the government’s reliance on the warrant autho…

» Pakistan National Assembly Passes Draconian “Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015”
14/04/16 12:56 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
Virtual Crime, Real Time: Pakistan Approves Controversial Cybercrime Bill   Will online “terrorism,” “hacking,” and “child pornography” be equated to “sending text messages without notifying the receiver” and “criticizing government…

» Pentagon to successors: keep focus on cyber, space, nukes – KGMI
14/04/16 12:56 from CyberWar – Google News
Financial Times Pentagon to successors: keep focus on cyber, space, nukes KGMI WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Regardless of who wins the U.S. presidential election, top Pentagon leaders will urge their successors to focus on four top priorities …

» Powerful Earthquake Hits Japan, Destroying at Least 19 Homes
14/04/16 12:55 from Washington Free Beacon
A strong earthquake hit southern Japan Thursday evening, toppling at least 19 houses and potentially trapping individuals under the rubble. The post Powerful Earthquake Hits Japan, Destroying at Least 19 Homes appeared first on Washingto…

» NATO slams Russia for ‘simulated attack’ – Reuters
14/04/16 12:53 from nato – Google News
Reuters NATO slams Russia for ‘simulated attack’ Reuters NATO slams Moscow after Russian warplanes flew ‘simulated attack’ passes near a U.S. guided missile destroyer in the Baltic Sea. △ Hide Transcript. ▷ View Transcrip…

» Why the EU should rebuff China’s MES ambitions
14/04/16 12:51 from Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network
Granting the world’s largest trading nation Market Economy Status (MES) is one of the thorniest issues in Europe right now, splitting the continent and dividing public opinion. Critics of awarding China this rather obscure World Trade Or…

» US government worse than all major industries on cyber security: report – Reuters
14/04/16 12:50 from Cyberwarfare – Google News
Reuters US government worse than all major industries on cyber security : report Reuters President Barack Obama has made improving cyber defenses a top priority of his remaining year in office. His administration asked Congress to dedica…

» Apple Vs FBI Case Stirs With New Hearing, Info On Cracked iPhone Data – Popular Science
14/04/16 12:39 from fbi – Google News
Popular Science Apple Vs FBI Case Stirs With New Hearing, Info On Cracked iPhone Data Popular Science A similar House hearing took place more than a month ago on March 1, called “The Encryption Tightrope”, featuring FBI Directo…

» Russia in Review
14/04/16 12:38 from Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs – The US-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism
April 14, 2016 Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for April 8-14, 2016

» 4-star admiral wants to confront China. White House says not so fast
14/04/16 12:35 from ThereAreNoSunglasses
4-star admiral wants to confront China. White House says not so fast   The U.S. military’s top commander in the Pacific is arguing behind closed doors for a more confrontational approach to counter and reverse China’s strategic gain…

» Sanders Closes in on Clinton’s New York Lead, Cutting the Gap in Half Since March
14/04/16 12:24 from Washington Free Beacon
Hillary Clinton’s lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I, Vt.) in New York has dropped by half since March, according to a new poll. The post Sanders Closes in on Clinton’s New York Lead, Cutting the Gap in Half Since March appeared firs…

» Microsoft sues to block law banning tech firms from telling customers about search warrants
14/04/16 12:16 from National Security: National Security, Pentagon & Defense Department News – The Washington Post
A lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that the statute violates speech and privacy rights.

» Inside the Ring: Obama Redefines Secrets in Clinton Defense
14/04/16 12:16 from Washington Free Beacon
President Obama this week redefined the definition of classified information in comments made Sunday in defending Hillary Clinton’s placement of secrets on a private email server while she was secretary of state. The post Inside the Ring…

» Hull Lifesaving Museum honors Coast Guard couple for contributions to maritime safety, stewardship in Boston Harbor
14/04/16 12:11 from Recent Updates for U.S. Coast Guard Digital Newsroom

» St. Lawrence arrested; feds says he, 3 others, ‘cooked the books’ – The Journal News | LoHud.com
14/04/16 12:11 from fbi – Google News
Yeshiva World News St. Lawrence arrested; feds says he, 3 others, ‘cooked the books’ The Journal News | LoHud.com The charges and case were outlined by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, Rockland District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, FBI an…

» St. Lawrence arrested; feds say he, 3 others, ‘cooked the books’ – The Journal News | LoHud.com
14/04/16 12:11 from fbi – Google News
Yeshiva World News St. Lawrence arrested; feds say he, 3 others, ‘cooked the books’ The Journal News | LoHud.com Bharara outlined the charges during a Manhattan news conference with Rockland District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, FBI N…

» Privacy and Freedom
14/04/16 12:07 from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting
Title:                      Privacy and Freedom Author:                 Alan F. Westin Westin, Alan F. (1967). Privacy and Freedom. New York: Atheneum LCCN:    67014335 KF1262 .W4 Subjects Privacy, Right of–United States. Date Post…

» Trump Surrogate Michael Cohen Can’t Vote for Trump in New York Because He’s a Registered Democrat
14/04/16 11:56 from Washington Free Beacon
The post Trump Surrogate Michael Cohen Can’t Vote for Trump in New York Because He’s a Registered Democrat appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .

» This New Movie About a CIA Reality Show Is So Ridiculous It Will Probably Become Real – Gizmodo
14/04/16 11:53 from cia – Google News
Gizmodo This New Movie About a CIA Reality Show Is So Ridiculous It Will Probably Become Real Gizmodo What if the CIA created a reality show? That’s the premise of the upcoming movie For All Eyes Always. And it’s a ridiculous fuc…

» Plan B: CIA Prepares to Arm Syrian “Rebels” with Anti-aircraft Weapons – Center for Research on Globalization
14/04/16 11:53 from cia – Google News
Center for Research on Globalization Plan B: CIA Prepares to Arm Syrian “Rebels” with Anti-aircraft Weapons Center for Research on Globalization The CIA , working in conjunction with Washington’s principal allies in the Middle East, …

» Victor Davis Hanson: Is NATO worth preserving? – San Jose Mercury News
14/04/16 11:45 from nato – Google News
Daily Mail Victor Davis Hanson: Is NATO worth preserving? San Jose Mercury News NATO must stop growing. Why offer guarantees to nations that it would not protect in the real world — nations that would only become red lines for aggressiv…

» Watch live: Cyberwar in Ukraine? – Yahoo News
14/04/16 11:43 from CyberWar – Google News
Watch live: Cyberwar in Ukraine? Yahoo News Please join us on Thursday, Apr. 14 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. for a panel discussion with a group of prominent cybersecurity experts. Russian aggression against Ukraine serves as a case study for …

» Watch live: Cyberwar in Ukraine? – Christian Science Monitor
14/04/16 11:36 from cyber warfare – Google News
Christian Science Monitor Watch live: Cyberwar in Ukraine? Christian Science Monitor For both public and private sector leaders, the cyber dimension of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine offers many lessons and sheds light on whether cyb…

» Nairobi – a hard road to travel?
14/04/16 11:32 from Foreign Policy BlogsForeign Policy Blogs | The FPA Global Affairs Blog Network
Tourism floundered in the aftermath of the notorious 2013 attack at Nairobi’s Westgate Shopping Centre, carried out by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in neighbouring Somalia, Al Shabaab; but now a series of international conferences during 2016 ha…

» Report: EPA Failing to Prevent Oil, Gas from Contaminating Drinking Water
14/04/16 11:24 from Washington Free Beacon
The Environmental Protection Agency is insufficiently protecting sources of drinking water from oil and gas pollution, raising concerns about damaging health effects, according to a federal report. The post Report: EPA Failing to Prevent…

» A Brief History of The Spy
14/04/16 11:22 from Intelligence Analysis and Reporting
Title:                A Brief History of The Spy Author:            Paul Simpson Simpson, Paul A. (2013). A Brief History of The Spy: Modern Spying From The Cold War to the War on Terror. London: Constable & Robinson ; Philadelphia, …

» Official: FBI Reviewing SC Couple’s Cavity Search Case – ABC News
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Official: FBI Reviewing SC Couple’s Cavity Search Case ABC News A law enforcement official with knowledge of the inquiry says Thursday the FBI is among several agencies reviewing the case of Lakeya Hicks and Elijah Pontoon. The offic…

» Jimmy Kimmel Show Interviews People Who Know More Avengers Than U.S. Presidents
14/04/16 11:08 from Washington Free Beacon
The post Jimmy Kimmel Show Interviews People Who Know More Avengers Than U.S. Presidents appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .

» FAQ: Apple, the FBI, and Zero Days – EFF
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Quartz FAQ: Apple, the FBI , and Zero Days EFF Since the FBI’s announcement last month that it had successfully accessed data on a locked iPhone used in the San Bernardino shootings, there has been intense speculation about exactly h…

» Pentagon’s Proposed Rule to Promote Minority Officers Sparks Legal Worries
14/04/16 11:05 from Washington Free Beacon
A rule under consideration by Defense Secretary Ash Carter to encourage diversity among the military’s commissioned officers has sparked legal questions. The post Pentagon’s Proposed Rule to Promote Minority Officers Sparks Legal Worries…

» Space and Missile Defense Command History: WGS-1 activated – United States Army (press release)
14/04/16 11:03 from missile defense – Google News
United States Army (press release) Space and Missile Defense Command History: WGS-1 activated United States Army (press release) The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command’s 53rd Signal Battalion op…

» Christopher St. Lawrence arrested by FBI; US Attorney speaking – The Journal News | LoHud.com
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The Journal News | LoHud.com Christopher St. Lawrence arrested by FBI ; US Attorney speaking The Journal News | LoHud.com The U.S. Attorney’s Office says the case could be the first municipal bond-related securities fraud prosecution…

» St. Lawrence arrested; feds says he, 3 others ‘cooked the books’ – The Journal News | LoHud.com
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Yeshiva World News St. Lawrence arrested; feds says he, 3 others ‘cooked the books’ The Journal News | LoHud.com The charges and case were outlined by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, Rockland District Attorney Thomas Zugibe, FBI and…

» ISI paid Haqqani Network $200000 for attack on CIA base: US cable – Hindustan Times
14/04/16 11:02 from cia – Google News
Hindustan Times ISI paid Haqqani Network $200000 for attack on CIA base: US cable Hindustan Times Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency provided $200,000 to the Haqqani Network for a 2009 suicide bombing at a CIA base i…

» ACLU sues for docs on CIA detention site – The Hill
14/04/16 10:57 from cia – Google News
The Hill ACLU sues for docs on CIA detention site The Hill The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration on Thursday looking to obtain documents about federal prison officials’ visit to a CIA det…

» ACLU sues for docs about CIA detention site – The Hill
14/04/16 10:45 from cia – Google News
ACLU sues for docs about CIA detention site The Hill The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration on Thursday looking to obtain documents about federal prison officials’ visit to a CIA detention…

» Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow reaffirms support for Ukraine at Kyiv Security Forum – NATO HQ (press release)
14/04/16 10:40 from nato – Google News
NATO HQ (press release) Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow reaffirms support for Ukraine at Kyiv Security Forum NATO HQ (press release) Speaking at the Kyiv Security Forum on Thursday (14 April), NATO Deputy Secretary General Al…

» Gaddafi ‘urged Israel to help stop Nato bombing in final days’ – Middle East Eye
14/04/16 10:34 from nato – Google News
Middle East Eye Gaddafi ‘urged Israel to help stop Nato bombing in final days’ Middle East Eye Muammar Gaddafi sought Israeli help to halt Nato air strikes against him in the last days before he was toppled, according to reports …

» Gaddafi ‘urged Israel to help in final days to stop Nato bombing’ – Middle East Eye
14/04/16 10:32 from nato – Google News
Middle East Eye Gaddafi ‘urged Israel to help in final days to stop Nato bombing’ Middle East Eye Muammar Gaddafi sought Israeli help to halt Nato air strikes against him in the last days before he was toppled, according to repor…

» Report: FBI Sought to Break Encryption Used by Animal Rights Activists 10 Years Ago – Democracy Now!
14/04/16 10:31 from fbi – Google News
Report: FBI Sought to Break Encryption Used by Animal Rights Activists 10 Years Ago Democracy Now! Newly released records reveal how FBI hackers sought to break encryption used by animal rights activists by secretly installing software o…

» US Official: Driverless Cars May Be Used For Cyber Warfare – Android Headlines – Android News
14/04/16 10:13 from cyber warfare – Google News
Android Headlines – Android News US Official: Driverless Cars May Be Used For Cyber Warfare Android Headlines – Android News He also said that government agencies and large corporations continue to remain guarded against self-driving veh…

» Obama’s Victory Dance in Argentina – Truth-Out
14/04/16 10:09 from anti-Americanism – Google News
Truth-Out Obama’s Victory Dance in Argentina Truth-Out Jennifer Adair, Obama has assessed this transition in Argentina as evidence that “the era of anti – Americanism had ended.” As a result, Macri’s victory is a potent…

» Face of Defense: Marine Aids Victims of Ambulance Crash
14/04/16 10:09 from American Forces Press Service News Feed
On a recent early morning while heading for work, Marine Corps Cpl. Joseph Currey found himself rushing to aid the victims of a crashed ambulance on the side of a busy road.

» Dominic Paluzzi named to Cybersecurity Docket’s Incident Response 30 – PR Newswire (press release)
14/04/16 10:06 from cybersecurity – Google News
PR Newswire (press release) Dominic Paluzzi named to Cybersecurity Docket’s Incident Response 30 PR Newswire (press release) CLEVELAND, April 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Dominic Paluzzi, member at McDonald Hopkins, has been named to Cyb…

» Here’s what it’s really like to be a hacker at one of the world’s biggest tech companies – Business Insider
14/04/16 10:04 from Cyberwar – Google News
Business Insider Here’s what it’s really like to be a hacker at one of the world’s biggest tech companies Business Insider As an ethical hacker for IBM, Henderson’s job is to break into networks, applications, or physical…

» DNC Chair: ‘Democratic Whores’ Remark Was ‘Outrageous and Inappropriate’
14/04/16 10:01 from Washington Free Beacon
The post DNC Chair: ‘Democratic Whores’ Remark Was ‘Outrageous and Inappropriate’ appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .

» NATO Aggression: Is There A Way Out? – Center for Research on Globalization
14/04/16 10:01 from nato – Google News
Center for Research on Globalization NATO Aggression: Is There A Way Out? Center for Research on Globalization It does not take a military genius to look at a map and see that the build-up of NATO forces, particularly American, on Russia…

» Raytheon Company Wins $1 Bln Contract From US Navy (NYSE:RTN) – Sonoran Weekly Review
14/04/16 10:00 from CyberWar – Google News
Raytheon Company Wins $1 Bln Contract From US Navy (NYSE:RTN) Sonoran Weekly Review It operates in five segments: Integrated Defense Systems (IDS); Intelligence , Information , and Services (IIS); Missile Systems (MS); Space and Airborne…

» Putin answers questions on live TV for nearly four fours, with sense of humor
14/04/16 09:58 from DEBKAFile
April 14, 2016, 4:32 PM (IDT) Russian President Vladimir Putin participated in a marathon live TV show to answer questions from Russian citizens for the 14th straight year on Thursday. For three hours and 40 minutes, …

» NBC: Sanders Expected to Attack Clinton on Paid Verizon Speeches at Debate
14/04/16 09:46 from Washington Free Beacon
The post NBC: Sanders Expected to Attack Clinton on Paid Verizon Speeches at Debate appeared first on Washington Free Beacon .

» North Korean Missile Tests Prompt Chinese Sanctions
14/04/16 09:46 from InHomelandSecurity.com – News & Analysis of Critical Issues in Terrorism & Homeland Defense
North Korean missile tests have resulted in China moving to ban nearly all commodity imports including coal, iron ore, gold, and titanium from North Korea.

» Obama forms commission to bolster US cyber security – Engadget
14/04/16 09:42 from Cyberwar – Google News
Engadget Obama forms commission to bolster US cyber security Engadget The sad state of US cyber security was laid bare when attackers stole the sensitive data of 21 million government employees from the Office of Personnel Management (OP…

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