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Mapping Threat Actor Behavior in the Ransomware Payment Ecosystem: A Mini-Pilot

Zoë Brammer

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May 2023 Progress Report: Ransomware Task Force: Gaining Ground

Ransomware Task Force

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Castles Built on Sand: Towards Securing the Open-Source Software Ecosystem

Zoë Brammer, Silas Cutler, Marc Rogers, Megan Stifel

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Cyber Incident Reporting Framework: Global Edition

Cyber Threat Alliance, Institute for Security and Technology

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AI-NC3 Integration in an Adversarial Context: Strategic Stability Risks and Confidence Building Measures

Alexa Wehsener, Andrew W. Reddie, Leah Walker, Philip Reiner

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The Nuclear Risk Reduction Approach: A Useful Path Forward for Crisis Mitigation

Sylvia Mishra

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Nuclear Crisis Communications: Mapping Risk Reduction Implementation Pathways

Sylvia Mishra

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DOD Establishes the Office of Strategic Capital

Strategic Balancing Initiative

SUMMARY

Bottom Line: On Thursday, December 1, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin established the Office of Strategic Capital (OSC), defining it as an “organization that will help build an enduring technological advantage by partnering with private capital providers.” The website for this new office notes two lines of effort:
1. To “identify and prioritize promising critical technology areas for the Department of Defense.”
2. To “fund investments in those critical technology areas, including supply chain technologies not always supported through direct procurement.”

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