Military Cryptanalytics, Part III

Schneier on Security

The NSA has just declassified and released a redacted version of Military Cryptanalytics , Part III, by Lambros D. If there is any lesson for today, it’s that modern cryptanalysis is possible primarily because people make mistakes.

African American Women in the Military During WWII

Unwritten Record

For some great background information, be sure to visit our previous blog – Their War Too: Women in the Military During WWII. American citizens surged to enlist in all branches of the US Military and women wanted to serve their country too.

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Chinese Cycldek APT targets Vietnamese Military and Government in sophisticated attacks

Security Affairs

China-linked APT group Cycldek is behind an advanced cyberespionage campaign targeting entities in the government and military sector in Vietnam. “The final payload is a remote administration tool that provides full control over the victim machine to its operators.”

InvisiMole group targets military sector and diplomatic missions in Eastern Europe

Security Affairs

Security researchers at ESET recently uncovered a campaign carried out by the InvisiMole group that has been targeting a small number of high-profile organizations in the military sector and diplomatic missions in Eastern Europe.

Making space for Armed Forces life in children?s libraries

CILIP

s libraries. Libraries are treasure troves of information that help teach children about core subjects, and open up understanding about other countries, cultures, religions and experiences. Most importantly, it helps them realise they are not alone.

How the U.S. Army Served its Movie-Mad GIs during World War II

Unwritten Record

The ease with which most of us stream movies and television makes it hard to. Army Signal Corps as part of its “Film Bulletin” series , showcases the military’s efforts to produce and bring films to soldiers overseas during the Second World War. Inside an army film library.

We Can Do It!: World War II Posters at the Still Picture Branch

Unwritten Record

“We Can Do It!” Many recognize Rosie the Riveter’s “We Can Do It!” The messages range from the promotion of Victory Gardens to recruitment for the various branches of the military. “Give It Your Best!” ” 179-WP-1563, NAID: 535413.

Lesser-Known and “Hidden” Newsreels of NARA

Unwritten Record

As I found it, the catalog entry contained a general note indicating that it is an episode of Universal Newsreel. Lo and behold, it is release 18-410 – a release we don’t hold in the Universal Newsreel collection! Perhaps it was one of the episodes lost in the 1978 nitrate fire. Military Motion Pictures World War II newsreels

Remembering the Vietnam War this Veterans Day

Unwritten Record

The images broadcast in America’s living rooms during the war were often captured by military combat photographers. The military increased their production of photographs and moving images and because of this, NARA’s motion picture holdings relating to the Vietnam war are quite expansive. It also details day-to-day job related activities such as film editing. Ceremonies and special events were also captured by military camera crews at home and abroad.

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad

Unwritten Record

It connected California and the West Coast with the East Coast, allowing for the quicker, safer, and less expensive transportation of goods and people from coast to coast. ” Library of Congress. Cartographic Records Maps Military railroads U.S.

Exclusive: Pakistan and India to armaments: Operation Transparent Tribe is back 4 years later

Security Affairs

The Operation Transparent Tribe was first spotted by Proofpoint Researchers in Feb 2016, in a series of espionages operations against Indian diplomats and military personnel in some embassies in Saudi Arabia and Kazakhstan. Then it is possible to deobfuscate them.

Spotlight: Remembering Ernie Pyle

Unwritten Record

It is Ernie’s first trip into the Pacific. He suffered a slight cut on the face and is here looking at his bed from which he had just left to watch the bombing, when the roof fell on it. 111-SC: Photographs of American Military Activities, ca. MCA/Universal Pictures Collection: Motion Picture Releases of the Universal Newsreel Library, 1929 – 1967. Uncategorized Military Motion Pictures Photographs U.S.

Jedediah Hotchkiss: Mapmaker of the Confederacy

Unwritten Record

It includes a label that states it should be returned to “Jed. Library of Congress. Note: The Library of Congress also holds many of Hotchkiss’ maps, including his famous map of the Shenandoah Valley created for General Jackson. Cartographic Records Civil War Maps Military Uncategorized Cartographic Branch mapsThe Cartographic Branch holds numerous maps created by noted Civil War mapmaker Jedediah Hotchkiss.

The Importance of a Proactive Cyber Defense Solution To Protect Your Critical Data

Security Affairs

Personal and Corporate data is now regularly targeted and traded by unscrupulous actors, protect it with a proactive Cyber Defense solution. The recent security exploit perpetrated on the Cybersecurity software company SolarWinds is a dramatic example of how bad and ugly it can actually get.

New Gallmaker APT group eschews malware in cyber espionage campaigns

Security Affairs

A previously unknown cyber espionage group, tracked as Gallmaker, has been targeting entities in the government, military and defense sectors since at least 2017. According to researchers from Symantec, who first spotted the threat actor, the group has launched attacks on several overseas embassies of an unnamed Eastern European country, and military and defense organizations in the Middle East.

XDSpy APT remained undetected since at least 2011

Security Affairs

The APT group, recently discovered by ESET, targeted government and private companies in Belarus, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, and Ukraine, including militaries and Ministries of Foreign Affairs. It can also take screenshots.

MY TAKE: How advanced automation of threat intel sharing has quickened incident response

The Last Watchdog

So why hasn’t it made more of an impact stopping network breaches? Related: Ground zero for cybersecurity research Having covered the cybersecurity industry for the past 15 years, it’s clear to me that there are two primary reasons. military complex, who got frustrated by their inability to extract actionable intel from a deluge of threat feeds. There was so much information about what the bad guys were up to that the organization simply couldn’t deal with it.”

Archives*RM Testimonial #5

The Schedule

During WWII it was the largest industrial complex in New York state – a 300-acre facility employing 70,000 civilian workers repairing over 1,000 ships. Thus, it requires arrangement, description, digitization, and ingest into our DAM/public facing digital library at the item level.

Meet Ike

Archives Blogs

An opportunity to get to know this man can be found at the newly unveiled Eisenhower Memorial in Washington, DC , and the all-new exhibits in the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum in Abilene, Kansas. The library building houses the documents of his administration.

RIM-brain in Movies and TV

The Texas Record

Near the end of the movie the Rebel Alliance infiltrates the Imperial Center of Military Research on the planet Scarif (i.e., Dr. Who – Silence in the Library. But here is where it gets weird and causes RIM-Brain. Ah, working from home!

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List of data breaches and cyber attacks in April 2021 – 1 billion records breached

IT Governance

It was another busy month in the cyber security sector, as we discovered 143 incidents that resulted in 1,098,897,134 breached records. In case you missed it, you may also be interested in our first quarterly review of data breaches and cyber attacks.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 249

Security Affairs

A new piece of Ryuk Stealer targets government, military and finance sectors. Did H&M spy on its German employees? CVE-2020-7247 RCE flaw in OpenSMTPD library affects many BSD and Linux distros. A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived!

Remembering 9/11

Unwritten Record

Original Caption: Civilian and Military personnel are evacuated down Interstate highway I-395, following the 9/11 terrorists attack on the Pentagon Building located in Washington, District of Columbia (DC), Local Identifier: 330-CFD-DN-SD-04-12746.jpeg,

“Edited by Laura Thornburgh,” Pioneer of Motion Picture Education

Unwritten Record

It might be surprising to learn that there was a time when the case had to be made for the value of motion pictures in education. It may require digging into the USDA’s textual records, but we hope they will be uncovered someday.

WinRAR CVE-2018-20250 flaw exploited in multiple campaigns

Security Affairs

A recently patched vulnerability affecting the popular archiver utility WinRAR it becoming a commodity in the cybercrime underground, experts reported it has been exploited to deliver new malware in targeted attacks. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2018-20250, was discovered by experts at Check Point in February, it could allow an attacker to gain control of the target system.

An Update on Still Picture Catalog Additions

Unwritten Record

Army Signal Corps Photographs Of Military Activity During World War II and The Korean Conflict. This series consists of bound photo albums that document American military activities. It has been fully digitized and made available here.

China-linked APT40 group hides behind 13 front companies

Security Affairs

“After a long investigation we now know that it is possible to take a province and identify front companies, from those companies identify individuals who work there, and then connect these companies and individuals to an APT and the State.”

Get time on your side

CILIP

RE always talking about what the library of the future might look like, but could a library be a place that contains the future? Consultant Matt Finch explains how the fourth dimension can make libraries even more attractive to their communities and funders. Libraries are already widely seen as safe and welcoming places, but Matt says these values can be enhanced by a free resource ? The future is an excellent place for people to come together because it hasn?t

One Step Closer to Saudi Vision 2030 | General Auditing Bureau Conclude the Fourth stage of SHAMEL with Everteam

Everteam

The platform which was designed by Everteam, linked more than 180 government entities within the Kingdom in various sectors including civil and military bodies, institutions and companies. The event included launching the system’s electronic library, discussing the future vision of the system and the roadmap of the next stages. The General Auditing Bureau (GAB) was very keen on implementing electronic procedures that help with the automation of its business procedures.

Working with the Napoleon Collection

Archives Blogs

The best part is that all of these items are just waiting inside Strozier Library to be examined and studied. The Napoleon Collection is particularly strong when it comes to Napoleon’s military campaigns and works by and about prominent French Revolutionary and military figures. This over-4000-book collection is the perfect addition to the Napoleon Collection because it adds new dimensions, such as an increase in women’s narratives.

Montford Point Marines

Unwritten Record

8802 did not ban segregation, it did open up positions to African Americans, stating that “there shall be no discrimination in the employment of workers in the defense industries of Government because of race, creed, color, or national origin…” “Executive Order No.

First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation

CILIP

CILIP is delighted to expand its accreditation programme to this area. Information is a strategic asset, the value of which needs to be understood by organisations so that that it can be used to its full advantage. As a strategic asset its value is recognised by a range of stakeholders and with this come a variety of cyber threats. It is the second largest in the world and the only one with a Royal Charter.

Introducing Films of State, a Conference on Government Films

Unwritten Record

In addition to the academic sessions, we’ll have an evening screening with films and clips related to the presentations and a panel on the practical uses of government film, from its role as historical evidence to reuse by educators and television documentaries. Moving Images and the Military.

Meet Your 2018-2019 Records Management Section Steering Committee

The Schedule

He provides guidance and consultation on institutional record keeping and best practices, manages the University’s contract with its off-site storage and destruction vendor, and is currently leading a campus-wide working group in revising the University’s general retention schedule and associated policies. Eira has worked as the Digital Archivist/Records Manager at the University of Cincinnati’s Archives and Rare Books Library since 2013.

Spotlight: US Air Force World War II Photography

Unwritten Record

Originally, the military branch was known as the United States Army Air Forces before becoming the United States Air Force we know today in 1947. OCR is not perfect and may return incorrect results, however, it helps to quickly search a large body of records.

Cartographic Records Relating to African American History

Unwritten Record

It was intended to provide a temporary home for freedpersons while they obtained the basic education and vocational skills necessary to obtain work and become self -sufficient. Nothing remains of the camp today and it is unknown exactly where the camp was located at on Roosevelt Island. In July, 1863, Union forces attack this fort in an attempt to capture it from the Confederates. Military. It was created in 1861 by the U.S. It was also based on the 1860 census.

U.S. Federal Website Defaced by Pro-Iranian Hackers

Adam Levin

drone strike that killed one of Iran’s top military commanders. The Federal Depository Library Program’s website was hacked and defaced to include imagery of an Iranian flag and doctored photos of a bloodied Donald Trump.

Visual Cues and Clues: Looking ON the Photo

Unwritten Record

Moreover, sometimes you can track down the archival institution that houses a photo you found online or in a book by simply examining what markings you can find on it. If you’re looking for information on the photo, typically it will be marked in the corners or along the sides of the image.

One Step Closer to Saudi Vision 2030 | General Auditing Bureau Conclude the Fourth stage of SHAMEL with Everteam

Everteam

The platform which was designed by Everteam, linked more than 180 government entities within the Kingdom in various sectors including civil and military bodies, institutions and companies. The event included launching the system’s electronic library, discussing the future vision of the system and the roadmap of the next stages. The General Auditing Bureau (GAB) was very keen on implementing electronic procedures that help with the automation of its business procedures.

Amnesty International creates new global human rights digital archive with Preservica

Preservica

July 26th 2018: Amnesty International, a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for its "defence of human dignity against torture,” has chosen Preservica’s active digital preservation software to create a new digital archive for the organization’s International Secretariat. The digital archive will streamline secure access to information for up to 700 people across its 20 international offices working to defend human rights.