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

Unwritten Record

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. The military went to tremendous lengths to supply a steady diet of fiction and nonfiction film to its troops with great speed.

Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad

Unwritten Record

Library of Congress. Cartographic Records Maps Military railroads U.S.

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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. Ceremonies and special events were also captured by military camera crews at home and abroad.

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.

Jedediah Hotchkiss: Mapmaker of the Confederacy

Unwritten Record

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 maps

Spotlight: Remembering Ernie Pyle

Unwritten Record

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.

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. Gallmaker is a politically motivated APT group that focused its surgical operations on the government, military or defense sectors.

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

The Last Watchdog

military complex, who got frustrated by their inability to extract actionable intel from a deluge of threat feeds. ThreatQuotient was in this vanguard and helped introduce the use of threat libraries — receptacles for intel coming in from different teams.

Security Affairs newsletter Round 249

Security Affairs

A new piece of Ryuk Stealer targets government, military and finance sectors. CVE-2020-7247 RCE flaw in OpenSMTPD library affects many BSD and Linux distros. A new round of the weekly newsletter arrived! The best news of the week with Security Affairs.

Archives*RM Testimonial #5

The Schedule

The collection of drawings created by the Bureau of Yards and Docks (construction arm of the US Navy) date as early as 1806, when military residences were built, but also contain drawings of substations, railroad tracks, shops, and production utility buildings.

China-linked APT40 group hides behind 13 front companies

Security Affairs

One of the above companies was headquartered in the University’s library, and the professor was also a former member of China’s military. Hainan Xiandun even appears to operate from the Hainan University Library!”

WinRAR CVE-2018-20250 flaw exploited in multiple campaigns

Security Affairs

The flaw is an “Absolute Path Traversal” issue in the library that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code by using a specially-crafted file archive.

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.

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.

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.

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. Exclusive: Pakistan and India to armaments.

Digitization priorities, 2019-2020

Archives Blogs

Military and the American Red Cross: Digitize and preserve at-risk audiovisual materials (303 audiocasettes, 6 open-reel audiotapes, and 1 VHS videotape) that are part of the Women Veterans Historical Project. Library-funded digitization: Public Domain Cello Scores and Journals: The project would include the digitization of public domain scores and a set of journals from the Cello Music Collection (Stacey Krim).

Meet Your 2018-2019 Records Management Section Steering Committee

The Schedule

Eira has worked as the Digital Archivist/Records Manager at the University of Cincinnati’s Archives and Rare Books Library since 2013. Elizabeth is the Archivist for Records Management at the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.

First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation

CILIP

CILIP: the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals is the leading professional body for information specialists, librarians and knowledge managers in the United Kingdom with roots going back to 1877. Its strategic partnership with the Ministry of Defence dates back to 1984 when Cranfield was awarded a contract to provide education for the Royal Military College of Science. First Cyber Defence & Information Assurance courses to receive CILIP accreditation.

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.

Cartographic Records Relating to African American History

Unwritten Record

Military. Boston Public Library. Leventhal Map & Education Center at the Boston Public Library. February is African American History Month. All of our Special Media branches hold a variety of records relating to African American history.

Digitizing the Castro Archaeological Site

Archives Blogs

In a recent collaboration with the Department of Anthropology, FSU’s Digital Library Center has digitized thousands of objects including photos, field notes, and other fascinating material produced during 2000-2002 of the Castro archaeological site located right here in Leon County, Florida.

The evolutions of APT28 attacks

Security Affairs

APT28 is a well known Russian cyber espionage group attributed, with a medium level of confidence, to Russian military intelligence agency GRU (by CrowdStrike). Analyzing how tactics , techniques and procedures of the Russia-linked APT28 cyberespionage group evolve over the time.

Remembering Vietnam

Archives Blogs

This groundbreaking exhibit uses original National Archives documents, artifacts, and film footage to explore the policies and decisions that initiated and then escalated American economic and military aid to South Vietnam.

Archives Records 2019 RMS Annual Meeting

The Schedule

He recognized that the government archives identified the seat of power, so he sent a military detachment to remove the records from Austin. Nearly 100 people came together last Saturday in Austin, Texas, for the annual meeting of the Records Management Section.

New Intern in Special Collections

Archives Blogs

Before I began my adventure into the world of libraries, I went to Western Carolina University for four years. Specifically, my favorite subjects of history include Asian history, European history, and Military history. Up until this point, I have yet to gain any library experience.

Reichelt Oral History Collection

Archives Blogs

In 1998, the Program expanded to include oral histories of veterans in various military conflicts. Sellers, the Director and Archivist of the Reichelt Oral History Program from FSU in 2014, FSU Libraries undertook the preservation of their oral history collection.

Latest Turla backdoor leverages email PDF attachments as C&C mechanism

Security Affairs

“These organizations are the latest known additions to the list of victims of this APT group that has been targeting governments, state officials, diplomats, and military authorities since at least 2008.”

Congressman, Senator, President Kennedy

Archives Blogs

On Saturday, October 28, Amherst College was honored to host Massachusetts Congressman Joseph Kennedy III who delivered an address on the steps of Frost Library as part of a day-long celebration of the legacy of President John F. Office of Military Government for Germany (1945-1946).

Y2K: The New Year’s Disaster That Wasn’t

Unwritten Record

The Air Force has many Military Working Dogs. ” As our computers, and more importantly our smart phones, switch from 2017 to 2018, here’s to everyone who worked to prevent Y2K disasters and glitches, ranging from nuclear war to sudden 100 year-old library fines.

Why You Need A VPN

Cyber Info Veritas

For instance, although users in other countries pay the same Netflix fee paid by users in the United States, Netflix users in the United States have a larger library of shows.

Breaking the Ice on DICE: scaling secure Internet of Things Identities

The Security Ledger

» Related Stories Expert says: Hack your Smart Home to Secure It Fitness apps: Good for your health, not so much for military security Mobile, automation-industry leaders promote two new IoT security efforts. We have those libraries and we’ve wrapped our heads around how that works.

IoT 40

The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America

Adam Shostack

He has affected to render the Military independent of and superior to the Civil power. Image: Washington’s copy of the Declaration of Independence , from the Library of Congress. (Reading the declaration of independence is a useful reminder of why we chose to dissolve the political bands that connected us to another.

What’s In a Name? American Vessels Called Enterprise

Unwritten Record

Ford Presidential Library, the space shuttle was so-named in part because of a huge public letter writing campaign requesting the name. Military News , 9 Feb. This Saturday, September 8 th , marks the 52 nd anniversary of the debut of the “Star Trek” series on television.

Weekly podcast: 2018 end-of-year roundup

IT Governance

As is now traditional, I’ve installed myself in the porter’s chair next to the fire in the library, ready to recap some of the year’s more newsworthy information security events. in which the travel records of military and civilian personnel – which included their personal information and credit card data – were compromised. This week, in our last podcast of the year, we revisit some of the biggest information security stories from the past 12 months.

House Passes Two Cybersecurity Bills

Hunton Privacy

Another amendment provides that the federal government may not use shared “information that identifies a person” contained in (1) library circulation records, (2) library patron lists, (3) book sales records, (4) book customer lists, (5) firearms sales records, (6) tax return records, (7) educational records, or (8) medical records. On April 26, 2012, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA” or H.R.

How to Research: Photographs Relating to WWII Marine Corps Units

Unwritten Record

For researchers specifically interested in USMC activities during WWII, the following websites and publications may be of interest: Marine Corps Publications Electronic Library. Looking for another branch of the Military?