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Air Force Engaged in Offensive Cyber Operation

Last week, Secrecy News reported on a secret execute order (EXORD) that the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) issued to authorize and launch a military operation conducted by the Air Force (AF) in cyberspace. Further details of the classified EXORD of last June and on the operation remain undisclosed.  It become known as a […]

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As cyber threat shifts, calls for clarity on U.S. policy: Washington Post

On October 11, 2011, Ellen Nakashima reported for the Washington Post on how there have been increasing calls for clarity on US cyber policy.  These calls for clarity have been prompted by a dramatic shift in the cyberthreat; whereas intruders previously aimed to steal information or spy on government networks, now intruders can destroy critical […]

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Computer Virus Hits U.S. Drone Fleet: Wired

On October 7th, 2011, Noah Schachtman reported for Wired on how a computer virus has infected the cockpits of America’s Predator and Reaper drones, logging the pilots’ every keystroke.  The virus was detected nearly two weeks ago and has not prevented pilots at Creech Air Force Base from flying their missions overseas.  Further, there has […]

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Air Force Takes Steps to Defend Cyber Domain

The American Forces Press Service reports, in an article dated November 9, 2010 by Ian Graham, that the Air Force is turning to its core capabilities  - speed, access and distance – to provide the Department of Defense with "a[n organic] capability . . . so that we could carry out anything our government might […]

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Air Force manual describes shadowy cyberwar world – Wash. Post

Reports the Washington Post: DENVER — A new Air Force manual for cyberwarfare describes a shadowy, fast-changing world where anonymous enemies can carry out devastating attacks in seconds and where conventional ideas about time and space don't apply. Much of the 62-page manual is a dry compendium of definitions, acronyms and explanations of who reports […]

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Air Force also achieves full operational cyber capability on 10/1/10

24th Air Force achieves full operational capability 10/1/2010 - PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AFNS) – The commander of Air Force Space Command declared full operational capability for 24th Air Force Oct. 1. The criteria to reach FOC, established in Air Force Program Action Directive PAD 07-08, required 24th Air Force, headquartered at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, to be able to […]

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Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic. Full biography

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. She is the 2018-9 Editor in Chief of the Syracuse Law Review, as well as a member of the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering. Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

Anna Maria Castillois 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography

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