Posts Tagged ‘NATO’

INCYDER, Comprehensive Tool for Cyber Security Research

From NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence: The brand new web-based INCYDER (International Cyber Developments Review) database is now open to public for free. The portal, developed and hosted by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, combines a thorough database of relevant legal and policy documents adopted by international organisations active in […]

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NATO Conducts Seventh Annual Cyber Coalition Exercise

From November 18 to November 20, NATO conducted its seventh annual Cyber Coalition Exercise, NATO reported. According to NATO, the three day exercise, dubbed “Cyber Coalition 2014”, was designed to test the “Alliance’s ability to defend its networks” from the myriad of threats that exist in the cyber domain. Additionally, NATO Assistant Secretary General for […]

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NATO’s Cyber Declaration: More Bark than Bite?

Is NATO’s new definition of what constitutes an armed attack under Article V more bark than bite? That is the view of certain cybersecurity experts, according to a CNBC Report. The report highlights three main obstacles, discussed by those experts.  For more information on NATO’s declaration, read this recent post. The first obstacle, according to […]

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Cyber Provisions in NATO Wales Summit Declaration

The Wales Summit Declaration released on September 5, 2014, by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Wales contains these provisions directly related to cyber security: [72.] As the Alliance looks to the future, cyber threats and attacks will continue to become more common, sophisticated, and […]

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Cyber-Offensive Considerations in Syria

According to a report published by the New York Times yesterday, when the civil uprising in Syria turned violent in the spring of 2011, key government agencies, such as the National Security Agency (NSA), produced a plan for cyberstrike against the Assad regime that would “essentially turn the lights out for Assad.” However, President Obama has […]

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Peacetime Regime for State Activities in Cyberspace – Free Download From NATO CCDCOE

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) in Tallinn, Estonia, has released a 746 page book entitled, Peacetime Regime for State Activities in Cyberspace. A description of the book as well as a separate review of it are offered on CCDCOE’s website.  “The publication covers in a multi-disciplinary approach the technical, […]

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Cyber Snoopers Target NATO Commander In Facebook Attack: The Register

On March 12th, 2012, Phil Muncaster reported for The Register on how hackers have targeted Admiral James Stavridis, NATO's Supreme Allied Commander of Europe.  According to the article, hackers have opened several fake Facebook accounts in the Admiral's name; the fake pages would trick the Admiral's family, friends, and colleagues into friending the account and […]

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Mar 13th, 2012 Cyber Exploitation

Congress Moves To Block Taliban Tweets: The Telegraph

On Dec. 25th, 2011, Ben Farmer reported for the Telegraph that the US Congress wants to block Taliban tweets that boast of attacks on ISAF coalition soldiers in Afghanistan.  The move seems to be spearheaded by Sen. Joe Lieberman, Chair of the Senate Homeland Committee. According to the article, the offending tweets usually speak to […]

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Dec 27th, 2011 Current Affairs, Web/Tech

Firms Bid on NATO Cyberwar: WSJ

On Dec. 18th, 2011, Daniel Michaels wrote for the Wall Street Journal on NATO's new approach to cybersecurity.  Following a new cyberdefense policy announced in June, NATO has begun accepting bids from defense contractors to upgrade its cyber capabilities.  According to the article, traditional US defense contractors like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman are expected […]

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Dec 18th, 2011 cyber attack

Cyber Strategies From Around the World

Here is a collection of links to cyber strategies from around the world, assembled by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office: International links Australia White Paper on Cyber Budapest Convention on Cybercrime Canadian Cyber Security Strategy Estonian Cyber Security Strategy European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) French Cyber Security Strategy G8 24/7 Initiative information […]

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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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