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So far Nelson Santini has created 4 blog entries.

Building Cyber Resilient Technologies

October 9, 2018

The U.S. government has played a pivotal role throughout history in advancing technological capabilities, which has spurred economic growth and development as well as enhanced national security. As technologies rapidly evolve, the Department of Defense (DoD) will continue to research and develop the most modern and technologically advanced weapon systems, capabilities, and platforms.  

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September 30, 2018

Protecting critical information and infrastructure is not a new concept. In 1900 BC an Egyptian scribe used non-standard hieroglyphs, marking the first documented example of written cryptography. In the Middle Ages we had wax seals, coded messages and moats; and during WWII, the Enigma machine and the phrase “Loose lips sink ships.” All of these tools, [...]

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Betting Against Downtime

October 28, 2016

It’s not a question of “if”, but a certain “when”. Your network will be attacked. It will likely experience downtime, and restoring it to normal operation will most certainly be costly. Worst yet; it could be persistently hacked without your knowledge and provide rogue entities a direct line to all your corporate operations. Bare metal, [...]

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The Art of War: A cybersecurity take

October 16, 2016

October 16, 2016 - "Sun Tzu said..." “With these words begins a timeless study of warfare strategy, The Art of War.” I’m sure Sun Tzu never imagined a battlefield where enemies appear, disappear and regenerate faster than the human eye can blink. Eons away from smartphones, iPads and laptops, his words are “on point” and as relevant to cybersecurity today, as they were to foot soldiers and generals waging wars in antiquity.

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