DefDog: $15 Billion for Cyber-Command, Zero for Actual Needs + Meta-RECAP

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The myths behind the spending — disavowed by true subject-matter experts, manipulated by the military-industrial-congressional complex (MICC) to spend more on vaporware….

RSA Conference: On the Subject of Cyber War and Industrial Espionage

Talk of an impending ‘Cyber Pearl Harbor’ is not an uncommon image evoked during discussions of cyber threats to the critical infrastructure of the United States. But the countries with the most capability do not necessarily have the most interest in launching the types of attacks against the United States that make for movie plots, a panel of experts said at the RSA Conference Wednesday.

“There are nation-states that absolutely have the capability (to launch a major attack), but they don’t have the intent – mostly because it wouldn’t be in their own interest, and the spillover effects would be very damaging to the world economy and a lot of other things,” said Eric Rosenbach, deputy assistant secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy in the Department of Defense. “The other reason is, that type of attack, contrary maybe to what the conventional wisdom is, I think would be very difficult to disguise.”

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Phi Beta Iota:  The alarm was sounded — and the solution proffered — in 1994.  What we should have been doing all this time is going with full open source software across the board, and an end to buggy irresponsible proprietary code and even worse, buggy irresponsible secret code.  It now appears that intelligent cities and states are going to have to take matters into their own hands — this is consistent with what some states are already doing (planning for federal collapse, refusing corporate business absent a waiver of corporate personality).

See Also:

1994 Sounding the Alarm on Cyber-Security

1998 TAKEDOWN: Targets, Tools, & Technocracy

2010: OPINION–America’s Cyber Scam

2012 Reflexivity = Integrity: Toward Earth/Life 4.0

Berto Jongman: Anonymous Takes Down CIA Website + RECAP

Berto Jongman: War of the Cyber Worm Plus Meta-RECAP

Cofer Black: Hackers Evil, Pay Me… + Hackers RECAP

DefDog: Anonymous Intercepts FBI – Scotland Yard Conference Call On — Wait for It — Hacking… + Meta-RECAP

DefDog: Cyberwar is the New Yellow Cake

DefDog: Russia-Europe-China Ignore US Cyber-Fools

Event: AM 31 Mar Washington Panel on Complexity & Reflexivity, Washington Academy of Sciences + Meta-RECAP

Mario Profaca: US Lacks Cyber-Intelligence + RECAP

Search: cybersecurity 1994

Search: global brain human brain + RECAP

TDL-4 Rules–Industrial Era Governments Helpless

Theophilis Goodyear: Panarchy versus Anarchy – Non-Hierarchal, Network-Controled Governance + Panarchy RECAP