Washington’s eyes may be on the latest developments in the Keystone pipeline dispute and the Crimean Peninsula crisis, but a bigger story is unfolding, involving an entirely different pipeline and an entirely different peninsula. In a swift move to c … [Read more...] about Will Korea Be the Next Ukraine?
Russia’s economic weakness lies in its dependency on natural gas, which represents nearly 60 percent of its exports. This dependency, which led Senator John McCain to describe Russia as “a gas station masquerading as a country,” should make economic s … [Read more...] about Russia: The Geopolitics of Natural Gas
A glimpse behind the scenes of virus creation, in a must-read article that could help you prevent digital mishaps and disasters. We won’t give any hacking tips, but we’ll hopefully help you understand the threats lurking in the dark corners of cyb … [Read more...] about The Complete Guide to Online Threats: Part I
Nowhere is the struggle fiercer between half-aspiring ideology and good old common sense than in the Obama Administration’s energy strategy — or lack thereof. Having been ambushed by intrepid technology in the exploitation of natural gas — “the shale … [Read more...] about Ideology, Technology, and—Coming Up a Poor Third—Common Sense*
The Impact of Purposeful Interference on U.S. Cyber Interests* An ACD Event Report, by Rachel Ehrenfeld -- About the event: "Thank you for inviting me to participate in one of the most interesting discussions ever." -Houston T. Hawkins, Senior Fe … [Read more...] about ACD Weekly Briefing March 22 – 28, 2014
Testimony of NPPD Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity Phyllis Schneck. Before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Regarding “Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships to Reduce Cyber Risks to Our Nation’s Critical Inf … [Read more...] about Public-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation
Testimony Before the United States Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs March 26, 2014 Introduction Good morning Chairman Carper, Ranking Member Coburn, and distinguished Members of the Committee. I am pleased to appear … [Read more...] about Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships to Reduce Cyber Risks to our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure
There is presently about as much confusion as when the U.S. entered The Cold War against the Soviet Union in the late 1940s. But there are fundamental defining differences to what is likely to be an equally long and complex new struggle between the … [Read more...] about The Cool War Cometh II
The U.S. energy juggernaut, powered by new technology and common sense, keeps rolling on. Gains in energy production and productivity probably account for much of the projected 3.5% increase in the gross national product in the last quarter of 2013. … [Read more...] about America: Bursting with Energy!
“Terrorism and drugs go together like rats and the bubonic plague,” stated Attorney General John Ashcroft (March 2002). “They thrive in the same conditions, support each other, and feed off each other.” The nexus of terrorist groups and internati … [Read more...] about Trafficking Cocaine In The Name Of Allah