After every major conflict in our history, the military has retrenched as the post-war budget is dramatically reduced. The same holds true as we wind down our commitments in Afghanistan and Iraq. But unlike past post-war drawdowns, this retrenchment is combined with an unprecedented fiscal firestorm and a long overdue need for budget reform.
For those of you who thought social media was just a fad… think again. A strong understanding of the interwoven connections of social media is an effective and powerful way to understand our enemies, and prepare for future military conflicts.
At our Security Solutions conference in May, we were honored to have General Michael Hayden as our keynote speaker. Hayden made a fascinating point about shared experiences. Our shared experiences help us to define and communicate through socially-constructed frameworks, such as language.
In a recent Wired Danger Room blog post, Noah Shachtman accused Pentagon brass of crying “wolf!” on the issue of the cyber threat. While leaders have gone on the record citing an exponential rise in the frequency and sophistication of attempts to hack military networks over the past ten years, the blog offers a recent draft federal report as evidence to the contrary.
Our appreciation for the brave men and women who answered the call to military service cannot be condensed to a single calendar day. Rather, November 11th should serve as a reminder of the indebtedness we have to our veterans, year round.
On October 31st,Telos will take our commitment to support our military men and women one step further… actually 52,000 steps further, as we tackle the 2010 Marine Corps Marathon in support of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Run and Remember team.
Cyber is the fifth warfighting domain, will be a part of all future conflict, and beyond that, a successful attack on the cyber domain could dramatically affect our quality of life and economic well-being.
The Application Software Assurance Center of Excellence (ASACoE), including the team's employees from Telos Corporation, has been selected to represent Air Force Materiel Command in the 2010 Air Force Chief of Staff Team Excellence Awards competition.