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The Cipher Brief Open Source Report
9 minutes | Jan 19, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, January 19, 2022
9 minutes | Jan 18, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Tuesday, January 18, 2022
In this episode: Declassified SIGAR report warned in Jan '21 of Afghan Air Force collapse; Blinken set to travel to Ukraine this week; Russian embassy evacuations in Ukraine; Moscow says no more talks until West responds to security demands; Texas hostage taker known to British MI5; Chinese fishermen find underwater devices and North Korea fires tactical guided missiles.
11 minutes | Jan 17, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, January 17, 2022
In today’s episode: Moscow reacts to US intelligence assessment while Ukraine says Russia responsible for cyber-attack; North Korea fires more missiles; New think tank report details 2022 risks facing Beijing; Russia-China-Iran cooperation on the rise while Houthi's claim attack in Abu Dhabi.
10 minutes | Jan 14, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, January 14, 2022
In this episode: US Senators are seeking action on rare earth minerals; North Korea is launching more ballistic missiles; US and Western officials are raising the alarm on conflict with Russia while Sweden increases military patrols in the Baltic Sea; Ukraine suffers major cyber attack; Russia redeploys more military assets towards Ukraine and rockets target the US embassy in Baghdad.
11 minutes | Jan 13, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, January 13, 2021
Today's top story is the continuing negotiations over the Ukraine crisis where Russia now says that the talks have reached a 'dead end' and Moscow sees little point in continuing this week's planned dialogue. This comes as US Democratic Senators propose new sanctions that would target Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Biden administration targets North Korea with fresh sanctions one day after its latest missile test. A lot more in this episode.
10 minutes | Jan 12, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Today's top story- North Korea test fires missile that Japan says was a hypersonic, prompting Tokyo to say all options are on the table for bolstering Japan's defenses; Widespread pessimism among US and Europe over Ukraine talks with Russia; Leaders from Middle East on a rare visit to China to discuss bi-lateral energy trade deal and a car bomb kills 8 in Mogadishu.
12 minutes | Jan 11, 2022
The Cipher Daily Brief for Tuesday, January 11, 2022
No progress reported from US-Russia dialogue on Ukraine with Russian officials saying a 'great disparity' exists; CISA Director Jen Easterly warns of more Log4j issues and says the exploit is 'pretty trivial' for hackers to use; a Taiwanese F-16V crashes on an exercise prompting a massive search mission for pilot. A lot more in today's episode.
9 minutes | Jan 10, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, January 10, 2022
10 minutes | Jan 7, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, January 7, 2022
In this episode: Kazakh President Tokayev authorized lethal force to restore order amid ongoing violent protests; A new report looks at possible signs of tension among the Biden cyber team; Cyberspace Solarium Commission to reboot as a non-profit; US and Russia to meet on Monday for Ukraine crisis talks; South Korea says North Korea missile launch was not hypersonic; Chinese researchers claim breakthrough in laser technology.
8 minutes | Jan 6, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, Jan 6, 2022
In this episode: Russian paratroopers deploy to Kazakhstan to restore order following violent protests; Germany and US issue warning to Russia over Ukraine while Britain says it is working on 'high-impact' sanctions if Moscow invades; Chinese space station conducts successful test of robotic arm and Beijing announces a new diplomatic post for the Horn of Africa.
13 minutes | Jan 5, 2022
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wed, Jan 5, 2022
US Justice Department announce first criminal charges in death of former Haitian President Jovenel Moise; China, France, Russia, UK and the US release rare joint statement on nuclear weapons; NATO calls 'extraordinary' meeting to discuss Ukraine and China says it has developed heat-seeking hypersonic missiles.
8 minutes | Dec 24, 2021
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Fri, Dec 24, 2021
As we head into the Christmas weekend we are watching two big issues closely. The first is the crisis in Ukraine and we've got some new stories and developments to talk about today. The second is the Iranian nuclear talks which are expected to resume on Monday, Dec 27. Let's get to today's report broken down by region of the world.
9 minutes | Dec 23, 2021
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, Dec 23, 2021
There's a lot to report today with some big statements coming from both the US and Russia related to the Ukrainian crisis; CISA issues an advisory on the Log4j vulnerability; Terrorism threats emanating from Brazil draws US Treasury into action; US policy changes announced for Taliban and a lot more. Here's your open source report broken down by region of the world.
12 minutes | Dec 22, 2021
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, Dec 22, 2021
Harvard University Professor found guilty of lying about connection with China; US Army researchers working on a single vaccine to protect against all variants; Russian President Vladimir Putin says he has no where to retreat to over Ukraine while talks between the US and Russia are expected to begin in January; Chinese President Xi Jingping and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz discuss deepening economic cooperation in their first call.
8 minutes | Dec 21, 2021
The Cipher Daily Brief for Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021
7 minutes | Dec 20, 2021
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, December 21, 2021
9 minutes | Dec 17, 2021
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Friday, Dec 17, 2021
The remaining 12 hostages in Haiti have been released, few details have yet emerged as to the specifics of their release; Two Army battalion commanders among the latest to be discharged over COVID vaccine refusals; DJI Technologies among the companies now blacklisted by US Treasury; Details emerge of Russia's demands for de-escalation in Ukraine crisis.
5 minutes | Dec 16, 2021
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Thursday, Dec 16, 2021
14 minutes | Dec 15, 2021
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021
A very big national security news day. US Air Force discharges 27 for COVID vaccine refusals; Space Force begins 10 days of war games; US House passes bill to ban imports from Xinjiang; Britain releases new national cyber strategy; German court sentences Russian to life over 2019 Berlin killing of Chechen; Estonia's PM sounds alarm on Putin's Ukraine trap; Kremlin says US given concrete proposals to de-escalate while Putin touts Russia's relationship with China as a 'model' of cooperation. A lot more in this episode.
9 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
The Cipher Brief Open Source Report for Monday, Dec 13, 2021
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