DICEMAN in Peoria

DICE Man Ray Semko was in Peoria, Illinois last month giving a D*I*C*E briefing to the community, sponsored by CIAN (http://www.ciancenter.com/) which provides Data Center, Security and Network Services in the central Illinois area. He had a great time, was glad to be back and here’s how it went: http://www.ciancenter.com/news/the-return-of-the-dice-man-was-a-success/ The Return of the D*I*C*E Man […]

Open DICE Briefing May 11

From CIAN: World Renowned Security Expert to Address Peoria Businesses Former Intelligence Officer to speak about importance of information security and terrorism threats in Central Illinois Peoria, IL – CIAN, Inc. is pleased to announce that renowned US security expert, Ray Semko, also known as the D*I*C*E Man, is returning to Peoria May 11, 2012 […]

DICE Radio 4 May

—————————- Additional Information The Real Unemployment Rate (NY Post) The unemployment rate is 8.1% but is that the real number of people out of  work in America? Not even close. As reported, 115,000 jobs were added in April, which is considerably lower  than previously predicted. But still the number of jobs added brought the  jobless […]

DICE Radio 24 April

—————————— Additional Information: Hearing Examines GSA’s Management (CSPAN) Every government employee and contractor who spends taxpayers dollars should watch this. Lawmakers Investigate GSA’s Spending Practices (CSPAN) Secret Service, GSA Scandals Undermine Faith in Institutions (ABC News) ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd said the recent scandals involving the Secret Service and GSA reflect a declining […]

China-linked economic espionage is on the rise

Important takeaways from this article in the San Francisco Chronicle about Chinese economic espionage against the US. Also see below for an excerpt from a new DOD/DOS report about China acquiring US high technology. • U.S. corporations have lost more than $13 billion because of spying, and that’s  just for cases now under FBI investigation. — […]

Russian Spies Haven’t Gone Away

Here’s the important takeway:  “In 2010, the FBI had roughly 7,800 open foreign counterintelligence investigations on the books, including a fair number involving Americans suspected of working under Moscow’s control.” ——————- By MICHELLE VAN CLEAVE, former National Counterintelligence Executive (NCIX) ‘He acts like he thinks the Cold War’s still on,” Vice President Joe Biden said when […]

“If I wanted America to fail”

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DICE Radio 12 April

——————————– More Information: Novelty grenade prompts bomb scare near New York’s ‘Ground Zero’ (Reuters) A novelty hand grenade briefly prompted the evacuation of one of the buildings near “Ground Zero,” the site where New York’s World Trade Center towers stood until they were brought down in the September 11 attacks, police said Thursday. The evacuation […]

DICE Radio 6 April

—————————— Additional Information A tale of 2 employment surveys, covering households and businesses, at a glance (AP) The economy added 120,000 jobs in March, half of February’s gain of 240,000 and the fewest in five months. Yet the unemployment rate fell for the first time since January. How did the rate fall despite such a […]

DICE Radio 29 March

——————- Additional Information: Supreme Court photo: —————————————— Man held over fireworks, fuse at Philly airport (CBS/AP) PHILADELPHIA – A Pennsylvania man was arrested and faces a federal charge after screeners found him trying to take powerful fireworks onto a cross-country flight Thursday morning, authorities said. Joseph Picklo, 29, of Dallas, Pa., had “commercial grade M-80s” […]