Tag Archive: United States Military Academy


Army Practices Poor Data Hygiene on Its New Smartphones, Tablets

 

 

 

” The Army absolutely loves its new Android, iOS and Windows smartphones and tablets. Just not enough to properly secure the sensitive data it stores on them.

A spot check of mobile devices used by the Army at its West Point military academic and its corps of engineers shows inconsistent and outright poor data security. The Pentagon inspector general has found that the smartphones and tablets the Army buys at local electronics stores often aren’t configured to protect sensitive data, leaving it to individual users to safeguard their data. (.pdf)

“If devices remain unsecure,” writes assistant inspector general Alice F. Carey, “malicious activities could disrupt Army networks and compromise sensitive [Defense Department] information.” ”

 

 

 

West Point Study Demonizes “Far Right” As Terrorists

 

 

 

 

 

” Our soldiers are forbidden from criticizing Islam but a West Point study calls Americans on the political right “terrorists.”

Michael Carl of WND alerts us to a new West Point study released by the U.S. Military Academy’s Combating Terrorism Center which should ring alarm bells.

The study, “Challengers from the Sidelines: Understanding America’s Violent Far-Right,” links the “far right” to terrorism. By “far right,” the study includes members of “a racist/white supremacy movement, an anti-federalist movement and a fundamentalist movement,” the latter referring to those who are pro-life and anti-abortion.

The author of the West Point study, Arie Perliger, cites “anti-abortionists” as an active terrorist threat. He writes:

“The anti-abortionists have been extremely productive during the last two decades, amassing 227 attacks, many of them perpetrated without the responsible perpetrators identified or caught. And while, in both cases, the 1990s were more violent than the last decade, in the case of anti-abortion, the trend is much more extreme, as 90 percent of attacks were perpetrated before 2001.” “

Sex Scandals — What About The Women Who Help Create Them?

 

 

 

 

” Paula Broadwell hit the big 4-0 on Friday, the same day President Obama accepted her lover’s resignation. She is a soldier herself, a Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army Reserves, promoted in August of 2012. A glance at her resume leads you to think of her as intelligent, with degrees from West Point and Harvard, she even worked with the FBI at one point, albeit with the Joint Terrorism Task Force, but my mercy the irony. She has two children ages six and four.

So where are the pundits calling her a fool? Where is the criticism? Where is the same public humiliation, on the same level that has been meted out against General Petraeus? I can not help but observe one simple fact, when it comes to affairs society seems to criticize the men who have them, way more then the women they have them with. Is it because women are considered delicate? Do we consider the sexual appetites of males to be overwhelming, thus women are excused? Basically he made her do it. I think this logic is anti-women. I’m not saying that to be controversial, or even chauvinistic, I truly believe that women are capable of doing anything and even more then men. That would include weathering the brunt of criticism of an affair. “