CLBR #258: Russia and the Weaponized Narrative

Russia and the Weaponized Narrative with Braden R. Allenby Co-chair of the Weaponized Narrative Initiative of the Center for the Future of War at Arizona State University Weaponized narrative seeks to undermine an opponent’s civilization, identity, and will by generating complexity, confusion, and political and social schisms. It can be used tactically, as part of explicit…

CLBR #257: David Sandel and the State of the Gigabit Nation

  David Sandel and the State of the Gigabit Nation DAVID SANDEL returns to discuss the State of the Gigabit Nation. In the beginning (well actually 2010), there was Chattanooga: [U]pgrading the broadband network in Chattanooga, Tenn., to world-leading gigabit speeds has transformed the community from a “slowing declining and deflating urban balloon” to the…

CLBR Backgrounder: New Zealand

In connection with our interview of New Zealand Director Annie Goldson about her film “Kim Dotcom: Caught in the Web,” we are providing some basic background about New Zealand and its ties to Hollywood. NEW ZEALAND 101 NEW ZEALAND FILM INDUSTRY New Zealand has a $3.2+ billion film industry.  Much of this is fueled by…

CLBR #255: Eva Velasquez on Identity Theft

  CLBR #255: Eva Velasquez on Identity Theft       Data Breaches Increase 40 Percent in 2016 2017 Data Breaches ITRC Fact Sheet 101: Are You at Risk for Identity Theft? ITRC Fact Sheet 147: Risks of Mobile Applications Identity Theft Red Flags ITRC Solution 37: Doxing and Internet Safety Tips ITRC Fact Sheet 146 Smartphone…