"They have a black belt in survival."
"We don't spend enough time and energy on what navies do: sea control."
"Ignorance is our biggest vulnerability [in the cyber domain]." --Vice Adm. Carl Mauney, USN, deputy CO, STRATCOM
"I believe that it's more likely that an attack will come from not a bomb off a bomb rack, but instead electrons in cyberspace."
"Paper money-kiss it goodbye."
"We are starting to build a deterrent construct that will be better than mutual assured destruction."-Gen. James E. Cartwright, USMC, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
"We're in a major economic crisis. Economics is a big part of warfare. If you ignore it, you'll do it at your nation's peril."
Tweet was for swag; SIGNAL Scape is for great tech!
"Whatever it is that we think we'll do next, whomever it is we think we'll fight next, we'll be wrong."
"We have no authority in that Wild Wild West called .com, but we still operate there."
Next week is the West 2010 Conference in San Diego. For those of you who will be attending the conference, we look forward to seeing you there. If you're unable to attend but want to keep up with the conversations and discussions, there are plenty of ways to tune in.
Two leaders in the intelligence realm shared their main concerns about security and cyberspace to a packed auditorium at the SOLUTIONS Series.
Tracks panelists at SOLUTIONS discuss the foundational issues, current initiatives and long-term plans for cybersecurity.
Sherri Ramsay, director of the NSA's Central Security Service Threat Operations Center, says that the intersection of cyber, national and economic security has changed the way her organization interacts with industry.
The U.S. Marine Corps is ramping up to conduct operations in cyberspace as part of its everyday capabilities. Marine Air Ground Task Forces (MAGTFs) will operate in cyberspace as they do on land, sea and air.
The information technology arena is experiencing large tectonic shifts that are directly affecting requirements for cybersecurity. Transitions-from physical to virtual; from the premise to the cloud; from more formal networks to social networks-will have their counterparts in new security requirements and approaches.
Government needs to "think flat' and create a cybersecurity architecture that emphasizes a peering structure rather than a vertical architecture.
China and the United States are constantly redefining their relationship in a dynamic that could lead to conflict if both sides are not careful, according to a leading U.S. Asia-Pacific expert.
The U.S. military by and large is taking the wrong approach to cyberwarfare by treating it as a separate entity without the innovation that should bring. The country needs to incorporate it with other military activities and turn loose creative leadership for U.S. cyberwar activities to prevail.