Category: Politics

Where will the NSA be in 5 to 10 years?

I’ve been thinking about how the structure of the intelligence community and specifically technical collection activities are understood. The departure of General Alexander and the current budget fights are policy fulcrum points that can be used for change. I have…

Cyber warfare: Huffingtonpost

Cyber warfare by Lt. Gen. Clarence E. McKnight Jr. at Huffpost World I spent a lifetime in the military and, while I love the officers and troops without reservation, I hate the greed and poor judgment that motivates certain segments of…

Drones both foreign and domestic

Currently the twitterverse, and mass media, is alight with the flames of drone war. What sparked this altercation between twitterarati and the rest of the world? It is as simple as the possible use of unmanned aerial vehicles (drones) to…

Words matter

This is a little bit of a rant. I have been noticing an increase in over the top marketing language. We have revolutionary new products. We have wars on everything from drugs to Christmas. We see it and hear it…

Pseudonymity to technofascism

The current pseudo intellectualism surrounding all things-designated cyber is appalling in the entirety of lack of understanding all things-designated cyber. Intellectualism and discussion of the taxonomical and semantical constructs does not solve the operational needs and currently does not drive…