04 Jun 2019

The Hackers Who Saved the World – Interview with Author Joe Menn

I’ve just finished reading an advance copy of Joseph Menn’s new book Cult of the Dead Cow: How the Original Hacking Supergroup Might Just Save the World (Amazon Link) and can recommend highly for OODA Loop members. As the importance of hacker history goes, this was a book that was

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03 Jun 2019

How a Presidential Commission Was Tracking Hackers in 1996

The President’s Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection is often cited as one of the most important initiatives from the 1990s that advanced our cybersecurity programs in the U.S.  The commission, which looked at cyber threats to critical infrastructure, created a lasting critical infrastructure framework that is still in use today. 

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18 Mar 2019

Email – The Often Overlooked Cybersecurity Risk

Are silly email mistakes putting your sensitive data and customer PII at risk or in violation of GDPR. Matt Devost breaks down four real life examples that highlight inadvertent email risks.

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27 Feb 2019

Securing AI – Four Areas to Focus on Right Now

Given that we know AI and Machine Learning will be impactful in the enterprise, modern organizations would do well to develop an approach for securing their AI assets now.

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08 Feb 2019

Russia 2020 – What Will Putin Do Next?

With the 2018 midterm elections completed an appropriate level of focus is required to think through “What’s next?” from and adversarial perspective.  While is highly unlikely that Russia sits this one out, it is as equally unlikely that the next series of influence operations will look like the previous ones in 2016.  How will Russian strategies of “reflexive control” and “hybrid warfare” impact the United States and other going forward?

Proactively thinking about adversary innovation needs to be a critical part of our cyber defense strategy, not just within the U.S. government but in private industry as well.  Here is our informal take on some of the threat trends we will be confronting over the next two years.

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06 Feb 2019

The Russian Threat – An OODA Network Webinar

OODA Network Members are invited to participate in our webinar on the Russian Threat scheduled for Tuesday February 19, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. EST.

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29 Jan 2019

Here’s What the New U.S. Intelligence Strategy Says About Cyber Threats

The United States intelligence strategy for 2019 has been released, covering seven specific themes.  Here’s how the United States Intelligence Community will deal with cyber threats: “Despite growing awareness of cyber threats and improving cyber defenses, nearly all information, communication networks, and systems will be at risk for years to

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09 Jan 2019

The Five Modes of HACKthink

How can you use HACKthinking to solve complex problems or evolve or develop a disruptive solution.

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08 Jan 2019

OODA Trends 2019

OODA Founders Matt Devost & Bob Gourley provide their eccentric take on emerging technology trends for 2019.

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26 Nov 2018

Best Security, Business, and Technology Books of 2018

The top ten books of the year as curated by OODA Loop founder Matt Devost.

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