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Has a strategic communications campaign toppled the Lord’s Resistance Army? - Richard de Silva

Rumours abound that one of Africa’s most infamous terror groups may be on the cusp of falling apart, owing to the disintegration of its leadership. The militant group known as the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) first sprang up in Uganda in the late 1980s and over the ensuing years moved its operations into the Central African Republic (CAR), South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. In spite of its long reign of terror – having been responsible for countless incidents of murder, torture, mutilation, rape and abduction – there is now reason to believe that the group’s time is nearing an end following the capture and possible death of two more senior leaders. If the death is confirmed, only the LRA’s top commander would remain on the list of truly significant targets on the leadership chain – one Joseph Kony... Full Article »

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Securing vulnerable machines

Posted: 6/17/2012

Securing vulnerable machines -

Federal agencies classify and store information at various levels. Individuals are accorded access to that information based on the level of their security clearance and their need to know. The most common method to maintain such a chain of custody is to physically separate compartmented or classified materials on different networks and computing platforms. Secure KVM switching involves passing otherwise separate streams of classified information through a single device. Emerson explore how their product secures vulnerable systems in any network. Full Video »

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Lt Gen Bernardis talking about Storm Shadow missiles -

Lt Gen (Rtd) Bernardis, former Chief of Staff of the Italian Air Force, earned widespread praise for his command of the air strike operation over Libya during OUP. As the Chairman of the Joint Deep Stike 2013 conference, he talks to Defence IQ ahead of the event to discuss the use of Storm Shadow Missiles and the opportunities for nations to build on the campaign's success for future deep strike capabilities. Full Podcast »

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GEOINT: Latest Technologies and Opportunities to Enhance APAC Security

Technology has transformed the usefulness of GIS for national security operations. With the combination of new highly effective collection, analysis and dissemination technologies, actionable intelligence can be transferred to operational units like never before. Defence IQ looks at the latest technologies and greatest opportunities to leverage GEOINT in Asia. Full Sector Report »

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