Is Active Defense a use of force?

I keep hearing this term Active Defense.  Its catchy, and it implies a level of activity associated with defense.  But what is it, and is it a use of force? Brandon and I discussed this, and he pointed out that he believed active defense could be distinguished from passive defense, and that it would fall somewhere […]

OCC Warns National Banks on DDoS Attacks

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), sent a warning bulletin  to the heads of national banks, federal branches and agencies, technology service providers and other related organizations, describing how a recent onslaught of DDoS activity is disrupting the availability of some financial institution websites. The bulletin recommends that banks maintain a “heightened […]

An application example of the DECEIVE spectrum

http://www.projectnova.org/faq/index.html I’m not endorsing this product, though I think they’ve got an innovative concept. Someone let me know how the product actually works. From the perspective of the Orlando Doctrine, however, the description of the application fits neatly into the Deceive spectrum on the Network Use of Force Continuum. It helps from a detection perspective […]

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