Security

It Will Take a Village, Creativity, and Collaboration

August 26, 2014 by Christina Ayiotis
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In a knowledge-based, inter-connected, global economy where technology enables productivity without geographical boundaries, information assets and formal intellectual property take on incredible importance.

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Work Force Development Is Necessary for Reintegrating the FARC in Colombia

August 17, 2014 by Robinson Cook
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Workforce development programs must be included in a larger, comprehensive solution to reintegrate members of the FARC in Colombia.

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The Risks of Cyber Insecurity

August 17, 2014 by Ian Wallace
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Around the world governments are experiencing a growing sense of cyber insecurity. The threat is real, and few nations are adequately prepared.

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How the Internet Became a Focal Point for Espionage

August 6, 2014 by James Lewis
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The Internet created a golden age for signals intelligence, for both the U.S. and our opponents. As individuals, companies, and governments moved massive amounts of sensitive data onto poorly secured networks, they offered undreamt-of opportunities for intelligence collection.

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It Still Takes a Network: Defeating the Progeny of al-Qaeda in Iraq

July 31, 2014 by Travis Douglas Wheeler
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Testifying before the Senate in June days after the Islamic State seized Iraq’s second largest city, Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, implored lawmakers to temper their expectations regarding the American use of force.

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Combating Wildlife Trafficking with 21st Century Statecraft

July 28, 2014 by Clint Shoemake
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Armed poachers who take advantage of the instability in countries like the Central African Republic undermine a nearly non-existent rule of law and foster cultures of corruption, bribery, and violence that further unravel Africa’s economic boom.

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