Preparing the U.S. Navy for 21st Century Warfare: The U.S. Naval Academy Trains Midshipman for Cyber Operations

03/04/2015
2015-02-23 By Ed Timperlake and Robbin Laird The Naval Academy Motto is; Ex Scientia Tridens –Through Knowledge Sea Power, and that captures the vision for a 21st century Cyber Operations Major being developed at the US Naval Academy. In preparing the U.S. Navy for 21st Century Warfare, the U.S. Naval…

The US Navy CNO on Cyber Operations

02/13/2015
2015-02-13 Cyber is often confused with computer and information security. But it is really about cyber operations and within the context of rapidly evolving concepts of operations, as digital systems become dominant players in the evolution of war fighting capabilities. Our visit to CVN-78 highlighted the centrality of C2 and…

An Update on Chinese Cyber Espionage Activities: Putter Panda

06/30/2014
2014-06-30 Recently CrowdStrike released a report on recent Chinese cyber espionage activities. Monday, June 9, 2014, CrowdStrike publicly released a report on a group called Putter Panda, a cyber espionage actor that conducts operations from Shanghai, China, likely on behalf of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) 3rd Department 12th Bureau…