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Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)

Paul Capasso

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso joined Telos Corporation in 2012 as the company’s vice president, strategic programs, following a 30-year career in the Air Force. Maj. Gen. Capasso was commissioned upon graduating from the Air Force Academy in 1978 and embarked upon a career that covered all aspects of information technology and aerospace operations. His assignments included command, control, communications and computer (C4) leadership roles at United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) before completing his service in the office of the Air Force CIO and retiring in 2011.

Cyber Reflections: An Open Letter to Mr. Claus

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
December 14, 2018

Holiday greetings!  I can’t believe how quickly time has passed.  A lot has happened in the world of cyber over the four years since I wrote you last.

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Cyber Reflections: Attention Online Shoppers

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
November 19, 2018

By following a few simple guidelines this holiday season you can have a positive “IMPACT” on your pocketbook and stay one step ahead of potential fraudulent cyber activities. Happy Shopping!

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Cyber Reflections: Trick or Treat During Cybersecurity Month

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
October 23, 2018

This month is the time to reflect on how we can better secure our cyber surroundings.  If we can improve upon the key messages of this year’s cybersecurity month, we should be able to remove the “tricks” and increase the “treats” of the web by reducing the risks cyber threats pose to our global community.  Happy Halloween!

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Cyber Reflections: Creating Space for Users to Make Informed Cybersecurity Decisions

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
September 26, 2018

As society becomes more connected and more dependent on 1’s and 0’s to handle everyday life, adding a focus on the human element of cybersecurity to today’s technology arsenal may help quell the problem at hand. 

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IoT Insecurity – At What Expense this Holiday Season?

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
December 6, 2017

With the holiday shopping season upon us, we need to be aware of the gifts we give to our children and loved ones.  The potential of our children becoming pawns on the back of IoT insecurity should be a “wake-up” moment for government, industry and individuals alike to take seriously the security of our personal information and privacy in the world of IoT.

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Cyber Shouldn’t Be Overlooked in Naval Collision Investigations

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
August 28, 2017

It is yet to be determined what role cyber vulnerabilities played in the tragic naval collisions – though the questions must be asked.

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‘Tis the Season

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
December 2, 2016

Holiday cyber criminals are out in full force. Follow these suggestions cyber tips to keep your holiday season merry and bright.

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Cyber Hide and Seek

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
August 18, 2016

As we can learn from the hunters and the hunted draped in camouflage – the best way to defend yourself in cyberspace, is to never be seen at all.

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Securing an Empire Built on Bits and Bytes

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
July 6, 2016

Ones, zeros, bits and bytes underpin the very nature of modern warfare.

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IoT Security and the IoTpocalypse

Maj. Gen. Paul Capasso USAF (Ret.)
May 2, 2016

IoT is truly transforming how we live, work, and play. In this hyper connected world, the paradox becomes: IoT security.

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