General Strategies

How To Rig An Election

2016.11.12 | General Strategies

Those on both sides of the argument, and both sides of the Atlantic, must recognise the ridiculous nature of a situation in which Hillary Clinton lost the US Presidential election with the exact same share of the vote by which the Leave campaign prevailed in the UK's Brexit referendum.

How To Rig An Election

Dyn DDoS: A State-Actor Threat?

2016.10.22 | Cybersecurity &Strategic Intelligence

As whole parts of the internet went down yesterday, it felt very much like this would be how world war three would most likely start. But can attribution really be pinned on a state actor as industry leaders have suggested?

Dyn DDoS: A State-Actor Threat?

A Cause of Conflict and Concern

2016.09.21 | Strategic Intelligence

The world is a less violent place than ever before, but conflict has not gone away. It has simply become less physical, less kinetic, and has been driven into other spheres. War is now waged in the widest array of arenas: between tax authorities and foreign multinationals, through sanctions and visas, over the internet, through culture and the media, via travel bans, through adoption bans, and in competitive sport as well.

A Cause of Conflict and Concern

The Disinformation Age

2016.09.20 | Cybersecurity &Social Influence &Strategic Intelligence

Brandolini's law, better known as the Bullshit Asymmetry Principle, states that "the amount of energy necessary to refute bullshit is an order of magnitude bigger than to produce it." Disinformation today poses a challenge without precedent to the functioning of both modern democracies and economies alike.

The Disinformation Age

The Trinity Underpinning Globalism

2016.08.18 | Cybersecurity &Strategic Intelligence

In cybersecurity there is a well accepted three-way trade-off between usability, functionality, and security. The trade-offs inherent to globalism are no different. Brilliantly designed products seek to mitigate costs, and our political leadership could be doing more.

The Trinity Underpinning Globalism
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