Tagged: development

1981 CIA Report on Deception 0

1981 CIA Report on Deception

Recently declassified: Deception Maxims: Fact and Folklore , Office of Research and Development, Central Intelligence Agency, June 1981. Research on deception and con games has advanced in the past 25 years, but this is still interesting to read.

Security Management vs Chaos: Understanding the Butterfly Effect to Manage Outcomes & Reduce Chaos, (Tue, Dec 15th) 0

Security Management vs Chaos: Understanding the Butterfly Effect to Manage Outcomes & Reduce Chaos, (Tue, Dec 15th)

And now for something completely different.”> Python”> Subtitle: Captain Obvious Applies Chaos Theory Introduction This diary breaks a bit from our expected norms todiscussmanaging possible outcomes originating froma data breach and the resulting organization-wide SDL and security response process. Ill incorporate chaos theory, specifically the butterfly effect, to exemplify methods for security managers useful in reducing possible chaotic outcomes and increasing orderly, successful outcomes.

Duqu 2.0 0

Duqu 2.0

Kaspersky Labs has discovered and publicized details of a new nation-state surveillance malware system, called Duqu 2.0. It’s being attributed to Israel. There’s a lot of details, and I recommend reading them.

Measuring the Expertise of Burglars 0

Measuring the Expertise of Burglars

New research paper: ” New methods for examining expertise in burglars in natural and simulated environments: preliminary findings “: Expertise literature in mainstream cognitive psychology is rarely applied to criminal behaviour. Yet, if closely scrutinised, examples of the characteristics of expertise can be identified in many studies examining the cognitive processes of offenders, especially regarding residential burglary. We evaluated two new methodologies that might improve our understanding of cognitive processing in offenders through empirically observing offending behaviour and decision-making in a free-responding environment