Cyber Security of Weaponized Media in a Socially Engineered World

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Defense, Gov 2.0, IoT Security, Online Reputation Control, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, US National Cyber Defense, Weaponized Media
I.     Introduction The world is seeing an ongoing multi-faceted cyber attack(s) (social engineering) that uses weaponized fake media, digital false flags and other digitally obfuscated materials. These attacks stem from nation states, paid hacker cartels and mercenary hackers globally. These cyber security attacks utilize social engineering, weaponized media and fake media. We have been studying these socially engineered attacks since 2009, and have created unique responses to them. II.    Main body The Green Revolution of 2009 in Iran marked the first known use of weaponized social media. The Government of Iran utilized Twitter to get western citizens to spread their propaganda. Fast forward to 2016, where USA itself was attacked through long term, dedicated weaponized media cyber assault on our democracy; and government alike by Russia and its agents. This…
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Modern Information Warfare Hits Hard

Modern Information Warfare Hits Hard

Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Defense, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, US National Cyber Defense
2016 was just the latest in #cyberwar; and #informationwarfare attacks where even bills were introduced in Congress. It has been ongoing as long as there have been digital mediums and technologies; and information distribution technology. My company saw it happening last year and got more and more concerned as the election grew closer. We literally wrote letters to people in government, people at the DNC and elsewhere, basically yelling as loudly as we could that the #USA was being cyber and information warfare attacked.   As a cyber security, and weaponized information expert - it was all too clear what was happening. It has left a feeling of being sick in the stomach for a year now, and this feeling has not abated. Because it has not ended. For millions of Americans and millions of…
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Digijaks CEO Speech at US Army CyberTalks NYC

Digijaks CEO Speech at US Army CyberTalks NYC

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Defense, Digital Diplomacy, Gov 2.0, IoT Security, Online Reputation Control, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, US National Cyber Defense
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eX5Rgp2QmoU&feature=youtu.be  
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#CyberSecurity #DigitalDiplomacy 2017

#CyberSecurity #DigitalDiplomacy 2017

Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Reputation Management, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Diplomacy, Gov 2.0, Online Reputation Control, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security
#Digitaldiplomacy and #Cybersecurity on a Rough Patch in 2017. The last several years have seen an explosion of digital diplomacy tools and techniques. This is driven by an ongoing growth in technology platforms; and social media combined with the increased numbers of world Governments adopting open data and open government principles. There has also been a parallel explosion in fake social media, fake news and fake information being propagated globally. The effect of the combined forces is that cybersecurity is now playing an even more vital role in digital diplomacy. Where digital diplomacy just a few years back was between recognized principals of Governments, now there are lots of other players trying to make that communication much more failure prone. Additionally we now have leaders using Twitter and other tools…
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Global Cyber Security On Earth + in Space

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Defense, Digital Shield, IoT Security, Online Reputation Security, Personal Cyber security, Platform/Service, Reputation Control, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, US National Cyber Defense, Venture Capital Cyber Security
**Excerpt from a talk by Digijaks CEO Alan W. Silberberg at the 2016 GEOINT Symposium.** When you think of Cyber Security you probably think about your iphone getting hacked, or your email, or your companies servers, or your credit card, or bank card or health care, or banking, or government information plus so many others... But did you ever stop to think about how a huge chunk of all the data populating all those things actually gets there? Not in the sense of how Google asks prospective employees to describe how the internet works. But close. Think Space. Satellites are massive growth industry, for both government and business alike. We have scaled globally from a situation 20 years ago where only a handful of countries could afford to mount in…
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Cybersecurity Dilemna -A Conundrum-

Cybersecurity Dilemna -A Conundrum-

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, Digital Defense, Online Reputation Control, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Venture Capital Cyber Security
  co·nun·drum kəˈnəndrəm/ noun noun: conundrum; plural noun: conundrums a confusing and difficult problem or question. "one of the most difficult conundrums for the experts" This is the conundrum of the digital age. One one hand executives of a company will be the first to state they think their systems are secure, and if there are any problems they are small. or Maybe they think their information, data and business relationships are not important to hackers because, "too small", "not on radar screen", or "we have nothing worth taking." But both of these are clearly conundrums: The first is pretty basic, if you think you are secure but have not brought in outsiders to test your systems and people and facilities, then how do you know? The second is also…
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Global Cybersecurity + Venture Capital

Global Cybersecurity + Venture Capital

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, cyberwar, Digital Diplomacy, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, Venture Capital, Venture Capital Cyber Security
We live in a hyper-connected world that brings the globe to you; and you and your family to the globe at equally fast speeds. While on one hand, any one of us can access the internet, through any number of tools, platforms, technology and software and almost any combination too. But on the other hand the internet can and does access us, and all of our information, every minute of every day. Probably more than you and your family access the internet. One thing that is growing in need and in reality is the international and cross cultural aspects of Cybersecurity. For example, businesses and governments alike in the US and in Israel face similar challenges within similar robust telecom and economic environments. 15 years ago the idea of US…
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Emergency Social Media and You in Crisis

Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Reputation Control, Cyber Reputation Management, Cyber Security Venture Capital, Cyber Warfare, Cybersecurity, Digijaks Reputation Control, Digital Defense, Gov 2.0, Online Reputation Control, Online Reputation Management, Online Reputation Security, Reputation Control, Reputation Control and Management, Reputation Management, Reputation Security, Social Engineering, Social Media Cyber Security, Venture Capital Cyber Security
Many people must feel the 2015 holiday break could not have arrived soon enough what with terrorism, crazy weather and other events that get covered rightly or wrongly in social media. While these can be scary and confusing times, they can also be times to educate, learn and help one another to understand a new reality we are all living in now. There are specific tactics and strategies for understanding how live events unfold in social media and these can be instructive to the general public about what you are seeing and when, during events like these past weeks that we have all experienced. Real life events almost always flow to the internet in a micro second. Knowing how to tell the difference between truth and fiction could be critical…
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Cyber Reputation Management and Control

Cyber Reputation Management and Control

Anti-Corruption, Corprorate Cyber Security., Cyber Warfare, Developed by Digijaks, Digital Defense, Digital Diplomacy, Digital Shield, Gov 2.0, Personal Cyber security, Personal Cyber Security Mobile App, Platform/Service, Reputation Control, Reputation Management, Social Media Cyber Security, US National Cyber Defense
BAM!  There it is. Right in your face one morning when you check your social feed as news. That nasty little something that someone, a bot, or a person, or maybe both left for you overnight. It is a digital take down. A bad blog post. A social media meme that is being unanswered or purposely pumped up to discredit you, your company or organization or your brand. Or maybe it is a false allegation. Or paid fake bad reviews that your competitors put up. Face it. The Internet is a hostile place for your reputation and your brand, whether that is personal, corporate or government. The control and management of your reputation start and end with you. As we enter 2015, it is worth paying attention to, in fact…
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