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Forward Deployment Key to Pacific Power Shift

November 14, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The nature of forward deployment is changing as the United States adjusts to its Pacific rebalancing.

For Australia, It's the Indo-Pacific Region

November 14, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The land down under looks westward when it contemplates geopolitical issues around the Pacific.

Military Wish List for Industry Changes With Pacific Rebalancing

November 14, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

A new mission for the military in the Asia-Pacific region will require different technologies for the force.

Information Technology Users and Managers Continue to Lag on Security

November 14, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

Either complacency or innovative attackers have lessened the effectiveness of conventional computer and network security measures.

Hacktivism Up, Denial of Service Down in Internet Malfeasance

November 14, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

People with attitudes represent the current bow wave of Web attacks.

Supply Chain Poses Severe Threat to Information Technology

November 14, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The devil may be in the details of the electronics hardware as malware increasingly crashes hardware debuts.

A Regional Imbalance Confronts a Strategic Rebalance in the Pacific

November 14, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

The new strategic emphasis on the Asia-Pacific region poses a new set of challenges for the U.S. military, ranging from cyberspace attacks to missile defense in a large-scale conflict. Meeting these challenges will require a new approach to coalition building as well as a shift in technology procurement. And, the relationship among the United States, China and their neighbors will weigh heavily on all efforts for regional security. 

Many of these points were discussed on the first day of TechNet Asia-Pacific 2012, being held in Honolulu, Hawaii, November 13-15. Titled “Rebalancing Toward the Asia-Pacific—Challenges and Opportunities,” the conference began with a direct focus on the key issues that define those challenges.

 

 

Go Commercial for Security, Say Defense Information Officers

November 13, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

Commercial systems require commercial solutions to win the war in cyberspace.

Overprotection Threatens Effective Cyber Operations

November 13, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

Too much data security can be as much of a problem as too much secrecy when it comes to cyberspace operations.

Integrated Air, Missile Defense Key to Pacific Military Security

November 13, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

Keeping assets safe from air and missile attack will require a coordinated defense coupled with a dispersal strategy.

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