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Breaking: @realDonaldTrump to ease restrictions on U.S. cyberweapons - opening the door for cyber counter-attacks if a foreign government comes after the U.S.

But there would need to be broad consultation before cyberweapons are used per NSA #Bolton on press call.
Bolton discussed #WannaCry and #NotPetya so it also opens the door for the U.S. to use such tools in non-cyberwarfare situations.
News: @realDonaldTrump issues order making it easier for the U.S. to launch cyberattacks bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @bpolitics
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Thread: Have you seen all the fantastic sessions planned for our upcoming Risk Forum? crarisk.com/news-events/ri… (1/10)
Dr Claire Taylor from @energiteknikk will present: ‘Looking between the numbers’ at the CRA Risk Forum. She’ll discuss Halden Reactor Project numerical data studies. bit.ly/2ug7G7h to register for the forum. #humanperformance (2/10)
@CyberQ_Group Dr Clive Stainton will present: ‘Cyber data and resilience: the good, the bad and the ugly’ at the CRA Risk Forum. He will draw on his 25 years+ experience to discuss #cyber security. Visit: bit.ly/2ug7G7h to register. (3/10)
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NEW: “I have all the authority I need” per @DeptofDefense Sec Jim Mattis when asked about countering possible #Russia info ops/#cyber attacks red #Election2018
"We all saw in 2016 what happened when the #Russia|ns & possibly others, but the Russians for certain tried to do both influence operations & actually get in & actually corrupt some of the election process" per SecDef Mattis before meeting w/#British Defense Sec @GavinWilliamson
"The adversaries may be more than just #Russia" @DeptofDefense Sec Mattis tells reporters re #election security "We are not focused solely on one country. We are focused on protecting the elections themselves"
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Please take time to read @FTC #Zuckerberg & #Facebook partners Russia & Putin
The work is done by 3 diggers with links to everything
@MarkWarner @SenFeinstein @SenatorDurbin @DebDingell
@RepSwalwell @SenKamalaHarris @SenWhitehouse
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We need DATA oversight commission, staffed with competent savvy technicians, ability to levy substantial fines
Facebook Twitter Google & other data giants must b declared utilities
They are so large humanity cld lose democracy if u don't act NOW
Just think if Thiel took control
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US needs low yield nuclear weapons, @US_Stratcom Cmdr @usairforce Gen John Hyten tells #SASC hearing - "That capability's a deterrence weapon to respond the threat that #Russia in particular is portraying"
"The #Russia|n doctrine will be to use a low-yield nuclear weapon on the battlefield in case of a conventional over-match with an adversary" per Gen Hyten, citing Vladimir Putin's own words
"Our defense is deterrent capability" per @US_Stratcom's Gen Hyten, when asked about threat from #Russia #China #hypersonic missiles "We don't have any defense that could deny the deployment of such a weapon against us"
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#Europe "an increasingly complex & competitive security environment," SACEUR/@US_EUCOM Commander Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti tells #SASC in opening statement
"Our adaptation to the environment has made significant progress...particularly under the European Deterrence Initiative" per Gen Scaparrotti, calling it "the largest reinforcement of Euro-Atlantic Defense in a generation"
Gen Scaparrotti also says @NATO alliance "is strong" and that "European allies & #Canada have turned a corner on defense spending with increases in each of the past 3 years" adding $46 billion to defense spending
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Oh the geezers are hard at it grafting media, it's always great to have easy scapegoats "North Korean cyber gangs.." a.msn.com/01/en-ie/AAt9g…
2/"Mr Murphy’s firm was the first in the world to liaise with computer giant IBM over the use of the super-computer ‘Watson’ for real-time--
3/artificial intelligence-based defence against cyber criminals." Bear with me, I'm about to post a few more links in #THREAD #CyberSecurity
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