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August 9th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, August 9, 2021

August 6th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, August 6, 2021

In this episode: Britain has meeting with UN Security Council over ship attack while the UK's top General calls for military action on Iran.

August 5th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, August 5, 2021

U.S. announces new $750 million dollar arms deal with Taiwan and Beijing's foreign ministry says it will 'seriously damage' U.S.-China relations and vows to react; Israel's Defense Minister Benny Gantz says Israel is prepared to militarily respond to Iran and says the time is now for the world to take action against Iran. A lot more in this episode.

August 4th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, August 4, 2021

In this episode: A second ship attack off the coast of UAE with some officials accusing Iran of being behind the hijacking; Former UK National Cybersecurity Center CEO Ciaran Martin says 'cyberbabble' is not a policy response; We welcome special guest and TCB Expert Norm Roule to the show to break down the state of play with Iran.

August 3rd, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, August 3, 2021

US & UK accuse Taliban of war crimes as Afghan Military commander urges citizens to flee Lashkar Gar as fighting continues in major Afghan cities; Belarusian opposition leader found dead in Ukraine; German navy ship sets sail for South China Sea.

August 2nd, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, August 2, 2021

In this episode: Republican Congressional lawmakers say COVID escaped from Wuhan lab and urge bi-partisan investigation; Senators urge Biden to let the Intel Community COVID investigation continue 'as long as necessary'; Israel, US and UK say Iran responsible for shipping attack and Blinken says a response is coming. There's a lot more in this episode to start the week.

July 30th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, July 30, 2021

July 29th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report Episode for Thursday, July 29, 2021

China slams comments made by Lloyd Austin in Singapore as 'smear' campaign and calls into question the foundation of US-China relations; Biden signs major cybersecurity memorandum reflecting increasing momentum around cyber standards for critical infrastructure and Israel tells France it take Pegasus investigation 'seriously'. A lot more in this episode.

July 28th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, July 28, 2021

In this episode: President Biden warns of a potential 'shooting war' over cyber attacks; 'Putin's People' book sparks major UK lawsuit, U.S. says it is keeping troops in Syria and a peace deal announced between factions of Mexican cartel.

July 27th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Big News Day: End of US combat presence in Iraq; Cuba story continues to develop with Mexico's Obrador calling on Biden to make a real decision; Haiti's Chief of Presidential Security has been arrested; Biden to visit ODNI today; US Asia surge underway with senior DOD and State Department visits to shore up allied relationships and a lot more in this episode.

July 26th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, July 26, 2021

In this episode we welcome special guest, Cipher Brief Expert Marc Polymeropoulos to kick off the week in national security news. Marc shares what's top of mind and what stories he's following the closest.

July 23rd, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, July 23, 2021

Afghanistan's military overhauls strategy; Taliban says it does not want civil war: U.S. continues action on Cuba with targeted sanctions; Bi-partisan support for Pentagon budget increase in rebuke to Biden spending plan; Macron orders tighter security after Pegasus revelations; Tajikistan says it will welcome 100,000 Afghans.

July 22nd, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, July 22, 2021

CIA Director William Burns increases agency's focus on 'Havana Syndrome' investigation; U.S. exploring sanctions on Cuban officials; EU rejects British request on Brexit modification; Wendy Sherman will visit China on her Asia tour; China refuses to accept second WHO investigation to explore 'lab leak' theory on COVID-19; Uzbekistan says no to housing Afghans in blow to U.S. efforts to protect those at risk from Taliban.

July 21st, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Open Source Report for Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Biden Administration official says US doesn't know why REvil disappeared; Haiti names new Prime Minister; State Department nominee says she will stand up to Russia's aggressive behavior; NSO Group being investigated by Israel's National Security Council as global allegations of Pegasus misuse grow. Your daily run down of national security stories, conflicts and issues shaping the global stage.

July 20th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, September 20, 2021

In this episode: Amazon shuts down cloud accounts for NSO Group as investigation grows over alleged global misuse of Pegasus software; DHS releases second security directive for critical infrastructure to mandate cyber protections; US set to announce Cuba policy review and a lot more in this episode of curated global security stories.

July 19th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, July 19, 2021

On the heels of Biden's support for Cuba Russia test fires hypersonic missile; US & EU publicly blame China for Microsoft Exchange cyber hack; Haitian investigation grows in size and complexity of plot; 17 media outlets allegedly hacked by NSO Group software; Afghanistan recalls Ambassador from Pakistan after kidnapping. There's a lot more in this episode to start the week off.

July 16th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, July 16, 2021

July 15th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, July 15, 2021

In this episode: Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in hospital facing potential emergency surgery; Angela Merkel meets with Biden in DC; US reviews Cuba policy; Taliban destroys Afghan infrastructure; New RAND report says China domestic innovation capability weak and a lot more from around the world, curated and broken down by region.

July 14th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Big Nat Sec news day. Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander urged Iraqi militia to attack US forces in Iraq & Syria; US FCC votes to approve Huawei removal reimbursement from United States; MI5 Director warns UK citizens about effects of Russian covert activity and a lot more in this episode.

July 13th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, July 13, 2021

July 12th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, July 12, 2021

The U.S. warns China against attacking Philippines; 'Unprecedented' protests in Cuba; Protests in Venezuela with both countries accusing foreign influence of stoking tensions; More violence in Nigeria leaves 45 dead.

July 9th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, July 9, 2021

Haitian authorities say a commando team of Colombian ex-military responsible for president's death; Biden says mission accomplished in Afghanistan; UN meets to discuss Ethiopian Dam and a lot more in this episode.

July 8th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, July 8, 2021

Gunfight and arrests in Haiti; Biden to send Putin a message on cyber (again); Afghanistan worries grow; Iran tells West 'don't worry' about our nuclear program.

July 7th, 2021 Open Source Podcast

The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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