Cyber-on-Main

Cyber-on-Main

Philosophical Drivers The cybersecurity industry grows in the wake of the technology industry. Looking back at the last thirty years of the technology industry, we can see the good that came early on from clearing entrenched industries that made room for bottom-up economic growth. Music production and distribution, once guarded by redwood-like titans were starving […]

Borrowing from Military Doctrine

Borrowing from Military Doctrine

In his report Intelligence Preparation for Operational Resilience (IPOR), Douglas Gray describes common military approaches towards frequent operational actions such as Military Decision-Making Process (MDMP) and Intelligence Preparation for the Battlefield (IPB) as highly useful for the private sector – yet, in need of adjustment since these approaches are heavy in military jargon (2015).  Thus, […]

We Lawyers Were Mistaken: Online Privacy is a Property Matter

We Lawyers Were Mistaken: Online Privacy is a Property Matter

By Doug DePeppe In June, the US Supreme Court ruled in TransUnion v. Ramirez, 594 U.S. (2021), that plaintiffs suffering identity loss must show “concrete harm” to have standing to sue, at least in federal court. The case was a class action suit involving a class of individuals that had been improperly listed on a […]

Cybersecurity Basics for Athletes

Personal athlete brands online include: websites (owned/official, sponsored/sponsors, or governing bodies), social media personas (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook), and email (addresses)

Cybersecurity Basics for Athletes

By: B. Rhodes, Sports-ISAO In our increasingly complex world, it always good go back to the basics from time-to-time.  This especially true for athletes, whose livelihood is their personal brand on the internet.  From that perspective, personal athlete brands online includes: websites (owned/official, sponsored/sponsors, or governing bodies), social media personas (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook), and email […]

Fake News for All: The 7 Proxy Sites Targeting the Western Front

Pseudo-sites that exploit significant events to influence viewers, who use fringe authors and conspiracy theorists to do so.

Fake News for All: The 7 Proxy Sites Targeting the Western Front

Certain websites that are proxies of the Russian government have been concentrating on undermining the hegemony of the United States and disrupting ties with its allies since most of their creations in the early 2000’s. Throughout the years, these sites have built an ecosystem to broaden disinformation and propaganda and sway their viewers, especially when […]

Open Commons Framework

The goal is to design and implement a community cyber capacity model that generates market forces to build resilience, innovation and economic development at community levels. 

Open Commons Framework

Cyber-on-Main™ is an initiative supported by the Department of Homeland Security and was announced at the first workshop of the National Risk Management Center, on December 11, 2018.  The goal is to design and implement a community cyber capacity model that generates market forces to build resilience, innovation and economic development at community levels.  As […]

English Fan’s Safety at World Cup Remains a Concern

English Fan’s Safety at World Cup Remains a Concern

Concerns remain over the safety of fans attending the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, especially England’s fans.  Tuesday senior police officer for soccer, Mark Roberts, spoke before a parliament’s foreign affairs committee assuring lawmakers Russia was prepared to handle security for the multi-day, multi-venue event.  As Russia provides assurances it is prepared to ensure […]

Experts Use Sports to Tackle Hackers

Experts Use Sports to Tackle Hackers

By Helen Robinson – Reprint from March 16, 2018 The world watches sports for thrills and bragging rights — but among the millions, a select few are watching for bots, hackers, malware and social media trolls. It turns out international sporting events are irresistible to cybercriminals, and their attacks give experts strong leads on newly […]

WADA Anti-Doping Infractions

Violations involved athletes and support staff from 117 nationalities across 112 sports.

WADA Anti-Doping Infractions

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) released a report April 26th indicating nearly 1600 anti-doping rules violations (ADRV) occurred in 2016.  The violations involved athletes and support staff from 117 nationalities across 112 sports. The report analyzed a total of 229, 514 samples from WADA accredited laboratories accounting for 1,595 ADRVs. The majority of the violations, […]