Oct 28, 2019
Good morning, everybody! It is a start to another week. I'm going to be very busy for the next two weeks. In fact, I'm going to be at a conference next week, all week. This week, I've got two new clients where we're visiting, we're setting up their businesses with compliance, security. You know, most businesses have compliance issues if they don't know it yet. I was on with Mr. Heath again this morning per usual and we talked about some of the technology behind this Al Baghadhi raid over in the sandbox, that of course, happened over the weekend. So here we go with Mr. Heath.
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Good morning, everybody! It is a start to another week. I'm going to be very busy for the next two weeks. In fact, I'm going to be at a conference next week, all week. This week, I've got two new clients where we're visiting, we're setting up their businesses with compliance, security. You know, most businesses have compliance issues if they don't know it yet. Oh my gosh. So it is going to be absolutely crazy. And I'm planning on doing some Facebook Lives this week, we'll see how this all works out. And I'm hoping to be able to do this master class on Friday about mobile device security. We'll see how this goes I imagine, I'll be able to get at least that done this week, as well as everything else I have to do like, put together the radio shows the guest appearances and take care of existing customers, right, man one of those weeks also putting up a new little website and just, you know, doing all kinds of stuff with my cybersecurity company anyways. And that's what that is. This morning I chatted with Mr. Jack Heath about some of the technology behind this Al Baghadhi raid over in the sandbox, that of course, happened over the weekend.
All right. Joining us with some tech talk, I believe is Craig Peterson his show airs Saturday on these Iheart news-talk talk stations. Good morning, correct.
It is. Hey, good morning. Did you hear about the technology tie into this al Baghdadi death this weekend?
No. But I imagine there's so much incredible technology. It's available to our military today. And it was an It was a very successful operation very, five months and planning. I think they tried it. They were going to go twice before and they went this time that one American soldier injured or hurt but tell us about the technology side because it was quite an operation of Rangers and Delta Force.
It really was and then as you pointed out to us Special Operations Command is had some standing plans and some of them called for the use of drones which the CIA and military have already used, of course, over there in Iraq and in Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere. But the other plans relied more heavily on certain armed forces. And in fact, that's exactly what they ended up doing. Now, there is a big difference in the how they were tracked down and in this case bag Daya he, there you go. He completely avoided the use of technology. They have gotten rid of the cell phones, the smartphones that have been used so many times in the past to track down his lieutenants as well and killed them. So apparently what happened here was that we got a tip from the wife of an Al Baghdadi aide, and one of the couriers as well that he employed. He was a long ways away from where the caliphate was, where he was guiding his troops, if you will, and that was a big surprise. So he Handy use more couriers. He had to have people going back and forth. Now, of course, those people are a lot easier to track than someone that is not using any technology. And then during the raid, or before the raid, actually, we had spies on the ground, checking things out. We of course had high altitude drones that were taking detailed pictures. And apparently, when we came in, of course, we had the gunships above the helicopters, fixed-wing aircraft that soften the target substantially. We tried to get them to come out. Have you seen this? You seen the video of the softening of the target, say that he really did soften the ground down there.
Yeah, go ahead. Go ahead.
No, they really did. And they flew 70 miles all the way from this village, up to where he was his bodyguards, his love his children were spending the night and we did it at low altitude. Of course, our helicopters are able to make very, very little noise. If they Wearing on those special mufflers.
Yeah, the stuff it's what they use in the in Pakistan when they went in and it's interesting Craig Peterson the Osama bin Laden raid in Pakistan same kind of low stealth-type chopper approach to choppers, in that case, the seals, they also the intelligence that went to that, because they did the same thing there were through careers. They were tracking the careers.
Yes. Yeah. That makes a whole lot of sense. Because these guys are smart enough that if you go back to Iraq, and of course the you're the head of Iraq back at the time, it was no longer around. Yeah, yeah, exactly. There's little spider hole. But in that particular case, we were tracking him and his sons, because they were using these smart encrypted phones that we they didn't know but we had back doors to those phones using a Jupyter chip. And so we were able to track him down. We know exactly where he was what was going on. Which was what shocking all was really all about. We thought we had taken him out. Saddam Hussein and his sons right away, but we hadn't. So they have been learning over the years and they have been advancing some of their technology and and this tik tok app that's in the news right now, because it is owned by a Chinese company and apparently, tik tok, which our kids are using is being monitored by the Chinese is all kinds of problems there. But apparently, the terrorists are now using Tick Tock because of its ability to easily send messages and have them encrypted.
Yeah, good stuff. Technology. Certainly in the military side, a lot of pieces have to come together for a raid like that to be successful. Thank you, Craig Peterson, enjoy your Monday. Hope you have a good one. Craig. com. Thank you, Craig.
Hey, by the way, if you want to sign up for these masterclasses, the easiest way is just go to Craig Peterson dot com slash master class. Do put it up on my homepage sometimes by click Craig Peterson dot com slash masterclass. These are the free classes that I'm putting on. They last a couple hours. Usually we get into a bit of a deeper dive, and I make sure I answer every one of your questions. None of these are available in replay. My goal here is to turn them into some paid courses, add some more content to them and things but you can attend for free if you are there for the live portion of the classes, and I think it's going to be Friday. But make sure you sign up you'll know more about it will be talking all about how to secure your mobile devices. Have a great day. We'll be back tomorrow. Bye-bye.
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