29 Mar 2022

‘Most Severe’ Cyberattack Since Russian Invasion Crashes Ukraine Internet Provider

A “powerful” cyberattack has hit Ukraine’s biggest fixed line telecommunications company, Ukrtelecom. Described as the most severe cyberattack since the start of the Russian invasion in February, it has sent the company’s services across the country down. Victor Zhora, deputy head of the State Service for Special Communications and Information Protection,

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22 Feb 2022

The Commercial Space Internet, Exponential Disruption and Change

When talking about exponential technology and disruption, in many OODAcast conversations OODA CEO Matt Devost frequently points out that there is a risk awareness organizations should have about the overall velocity of the change and disruption of this moment. Yet, there is no central document about the impact of and strategy for exponential change at the federal level. As a starting point for our research and analysis, stand-alone projects do exist which are concerned with notions of speed, experimentation, and innovation to manage this exponential risk. We conclude our analysis with insights and opportunities for the private sector.

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04 Jan 2022

The Next Phase of the DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI): The Joint University Microelectronics Program 2.0 (JUMP 2.0)

Last year, we offered an analysis of the DARPA track record of success with semiconductor innovation in collaboration with academia and the private sector, having seeded the field of neuromorphic computing from 2008-2014. This track record of public/private collaboration continues, as DARPA recently announced it has joined a “public-private partnership to address challenges facing microelectronics advancement.” The partnership, the Joint University Microelectronics Program 2.0 (JUMP 2.0), is the next phase of the DARPA Electronics Resurgence Initiative (ERI).

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