Michael W. Wynne On “Is American ITAR Outmoded: The Case of Cybersecurity”

02/15/2010
Michael W. Wynne is the former Undersecretary for the Department of Defense, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics and the former Secretary of the Air Force. *** [caption id="attachment_4681" align="alignleft" width="400" caption=" "][/caption] "Time for a Dramatic Overhaul?" “Jobs, Jobs, Jobs” is the current mantra of the Obama Administration. If we truly…

D.K. Matai on: China’s Cold Cyberwar

02/13/2010
Our colleague and regular contributor D. K. Matai starts a series on cyber security issues which complements John Wheeler’s contributions to SLDinfo on the same subject.  John Wheeler is shaping proposed Title X language for constructing a legal framework for the engagement of U.S. forces in dealing with the cyber…

Intel Too Overloaded For Cyber Taskings?

01/17/2010
By John Wheeler "Ne sutor ultra crepidam" (Apelles the Painter to a shoemaker criticizing his picture, as Quoted by Pliny the Elder) Overload Alert Are recent events regarding US intelligence efforts indications that the intelligence agencies might be overloaded with work?  The first-draft answer is Yes, and that a re-balancing…

Crafting Cyber Operations: A Terms of Reference for Facing 21st Century Challenges

01/11/2010
As the Wall Street Journal put it, “web is new front among cold war foes.” In this article, the author, Siobha Gorman, noted that : "Alleged attacks on Google Inc. from China redraw the battle lines between the U.S. and its former Cold War adversaries, who are now squaring off…