Cyber Economics (1) – Development of a security control baseline

This is a short post of a simple of Cyber Economics framework to help organisations develop investment strategies to reduce Cyber Risk. The framework is based on a research paper produced by AFCEA International Cyber Committee. This document was created in 2013 but the principles are still the same in 2020 as well as the…

Cyberspace and Great Power Competition

This is an hour symposium at the Council on Foreign Relations in which a panel of experts from Fireeye, Recorded Future and Johns Hopkins University discuss the last developments in threat operations by actors such as China, Iran, North Korea and Russia. The discussion is strategic in nature and it discloses the different interests of…

Russian disinformation operations for the masses

This a very good, short and to the point documentary on how Russia has been developing their disinformation operations. Having researched this field through papers and doctrine; I recommend watching this video. It is very succinct with real examples from the past and present in which the objectives and impact of these operations in western…

Free cyber intelligence courses from Augusta university

By chance, a few days ago I came across three free courses from the University of Augusta. These courses have been recognized by the NSA’s cybersecurity curriculum program. http://jagwire.augusta.edu/prestigious-nsa-recognition-for-augusta-university-cyber-security-instruction/ The courses are the following: The Global Cyber Threat Environment Cyber Conflict Strategic Cybersecurity I have not had time to go through all the courses however…