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What about deterrence in an era of cyberwar?

What about deterrence in an era of cyberwar?

By Peter W. Singer and Allan Friedman

This is an excerpt from Singer and Friedman’s new book, “Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to Know,” released Monday by Oxford University Press. Another …

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Exercise is good for you

Navy Cyber Defense Operations Command, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Va. (U.S. Navy)

How can we better prepare for cyber incidents?

By Peter W. Singer and Allan Friedman

This is an excerpt from Singer and Friedman’s new book, “Cybersecurity and Cyberwar: What Everyone Needs to …

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Learn cyber conflict history, or doom yourself to repeat it

By Jason Healey

There have been at least seven major “wake-up calls” in cyber conflict, attacks or other events that shocked and surprised defenders and decisionmakers, then were promptly forgotten until a …

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Shutdown costs, estimated | UK military, austerianized | Cyberwar, reframed

Shutdown costs, estimated | UK military, austerianized | Cyberwar, reframed

CSBA’s Todd Harrison takes a crack at quantifying what we all know in “Shutdown Could Cost DoD Billions of Dollars” (Marcus Weisgerber, Defense News) “It’s not that it’s immediate. It won’t cost …

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9-star interview | Cyberwar analog | Black Hawk Down, revisited

Nine Stars and a Sergeant Major: Marine Corps Times’ Dan Lamothe travels to Quantico for a rather amazing interview in the wake of the Corps’ General Officer Symposium. Sample: Lt. Gen. John…

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Are we winning? | Split NSA and CyberCom | Civil-military tension

At a conference on “assessing war” — that is, determining whether you’re winning or losing — Mark Stout found himself longing not for the hard drive with 47 terabytes of data on …

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Cyber war debate | Joint force C2 | AFRICOM to U.S.?

On Monday, Brookings hosted a great panel around Thomas Rid’s “Cyber War Will Not Take Place.” Here’s BreakingDefense’s writeup, here’s Brookings’ uncorrected transcript, and here’s the audio recording in podcast form.

Brit …

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Redefining combat fitness

Col. Ellen Haring, the officer who sued the Army last year to challenge the constitutionality of the ground combat exclusion policy, argues in AFJ that combat fitness isn’t all about physical strength. …

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