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Mike McConnell: An American Spymaster on Cyberwar

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gardels

One of America's top spymasters, Mike McConnell, spoke with me recently at his office outside Washington.

Its Official! Pentagon Cyber Command Gets Ready to "Stand Up"

Frida Berrigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frida Berrigan

It seems to me that the Pentagon, the administration and the military industrial complex are all treating cyberspace like any other battle domain.

Iran's Revolution Will Be Twittered (and Blogged and YouTubed and...)

Leah Anthony Libresco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leah Anthony Libresco

Social media hasn't only given Iranians a way to evade censorship and speak out; it has given them a way to mobilize attacks on Ahmadinejad's coalition, attacks that go beyond rallies.

Privacy May Be A Victim In Cyberdefense Plan

New York Times | THOM SHANKER And DAVID E. SANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A plan to create a new Pentagon cybercommand is raising significant privacy and diplomatic concerns, as the Obama administration moves ahead on effort...

Cybersecurity: Why The Hell Was Secret White House Helicopter Data Found On A Computer In Iran?

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stuart Whatley

It is a case of perverse but predictable irony that the first administration to truly harness the Internet's full power likewise faces the greatest threat from it.