Is it Time for a New Cyber Threat Metaphor?

CTO Bob Gourley wrote an article at CTOVision.com about a talk Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta gave at the Symantec conference in DC yesterday. As [Sec. Panetta] has done before, he chose to invoke a metaphor in his depiction of the threat. He warned of the potential of potentially devastating cyber attacks… attacks that could take down our nation’s …

Winn’s Predictions & More

Winn has been successfully predicting major events in cyber security since the 1980s, and so far, all of his predictions have been spot on. Recently updated in July 2012, check out Winn’s latest timeline for a glimpse into the future of InfoWar and Cyber Terrorism. Last Updated July 2012 “Electronic Pearl Harbor” – Winn Schwartau …

DHS’s GFIRST 2011 Closing Keynote Address

Winn Schwartau’s closing keynote at DHS’s GFIRST 2011 conference shocked a few thinkers, rattled some pre-conceived notions, and offered unique perspective and insight! The things that scare the living IT out of Winn include our reliance on tech, cyberwar 4g, our failure to profile, and much more. Watch the whole presentation above!

China Unrestricted

I just sent this story to acquaintances who disclosed a fair amount of these scenarios to me several years ago. In his team’s penetration studies, all roads pointed to Beijing, but I was under NDA not to tell, names, etc. But, the short sanitized version from Feb 2005 is: Major utility companies POWNED! Banks…you, too. Communications …

Lying to Hackers is OK By Me

“All warfare is based on deception.” – Sun Tzu “In war (conflict), truth is so precious, it must be protected by a bodyguard of lies.” – Winston Churchill “Make a noise in the East and attack in the West.” – Anonymous Chinese I believe in lying. Sort of. Let me explain. The bad guys will do anything they can to get you. You know …