A militant Palestinian guerrilla leader is using information technology to evolve new organisational and operational strategies for his armed struggle. Such a shift offers an important insight into the future trend of warfare and terrorism. From mi2G
The U.S. Department of Defense has played the antiterrorist and rogue-state card in its attempts to restrict the use of wireless LANs, including those already operating in the lower portion of the 5-GHz band, according to engineers and analysts From Computerworld
Thousands of e-mail messages have been sent out since Thursday, a military source told CNN. The official says “this is just the beginning of a psychological warfare campaign” to convince the Iraqi leadership they cannot win a war against the United States and its allies. From CNN Also go HERE
Extended article on a released draft of the United States’ Plans for CyberSecurity. Some of the more important revisions to the draft include dropping regular consultations with privacy advocates. It also justifies the US waging “cyberwar.” From the Washington Post
From the NY TIMES As American companies increasingly move their software development tasks out of their own offices to computer programming companies here and abroad, new concerns are being raised about the security risks involved.
Senators and representatives will return to Washington charged with overseeing a newly created homeland security department — an agency designed to protect the nation’s physical and digital resources. How to balance high-tech surveillance with privacy protections for ordinary citizens likely will be the hot-button tech issue of 2003. From the Washington Post