The Next Big War Will Be Digital—and We’re Not Ready For It

In the 21st century the familiar form of warfare in which physical damage is meted out against the opponent’s military forces and infrastructure has become only one form of attack. Instead, states are increasingly launching non-lethal attacks against an enemy’s information systems – this is the rise of information… »Today 3:30am11/27/15 3:30am


State Department Decides Not to Classify 'Cyber Products' as 'Munitions'

This week, the U.S. Department of State’s Defense Trade Advisory Group (DTAG) met to decide whether to classify “cyber products” as munitions, placing them in the same export control regime as hand grenades and fighter planes. Thankfully, common sense won out and the DTAG recommended that “cyber products” not be added… »10/30/15 6:00am10/30/15 6:00am