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UK to probe Huawei staff's role at cybersecurity centre - BBC News

UK to probe Huawei staff's role at cybersecurity centre - BBC News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
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UK to probe Huawei staff's role at cybersecurity centre
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The news follows a report by parliament's intelligence committee which raised concerns that staff working at the base in Oxfordshire were employed by the Chinese firm.

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Offensive Cyber Operations in US Military Doctrine

Offensive Cyber Operations in US Military Doctrine | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A newly disclosed Department of Defense doctrinal publication acknowledges the reality of offensive cyberspace operations, and provides a military perspective on their utility and their hazards. Attacks in cyberspace can be used “to degrade, disrupt, or destroy access to, operation of, or availability of a target by a specified level for a specified time.” Or they can be used “to control or change the adversary’s information, information systems, and/or networks in a manner that supports …
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In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense

In Business, the Cyber War Between the U.S. and China and Russia Is Tense | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cyber sabotage has quickly become the 21st century's preferred form of international trade theft.
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AFCEA TechNet Europe: Confronting Hard Truths About Military Cyber Budget Priorities - Palo Alto Networks Blog

AFCEA TechNet Europe: Confronting Hard Truths About Military Cyber Budget Priorities - Palo Alto Networks Blog | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Pamela Warren spoke at AFCEA TechNet Europe last week in Paris. Find out her takeaways from the event.
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Guard activates first cyber protection team, issues new shoulder sleeve insignia - United States Army (press release)

Guard activates first cyber protection team, issues new shoulder sleeve insignia - United States Army (press release) | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Army National Guard's first cyber protection team received its new shoulder sleeve insignia, Oct. 7, 2014, during a ceremony conducted by U.S. Army Cyber Command/Second Army, at Fort George G. Meade, Maryland.
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Has China Just Launched A Massive Cyber Attack On Its Own People?

Has China Just Launched A Massive Cyber Attack On Its Own People? | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
China has reportedly launched a massive hacking initiative specifically aimed at the near 100m iPhone and iCloud users within its own country, taking usernames and passwords.
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Exclusive: NSA reviewing deal between official, ex-spy agency head

Exclusive: NSA reviewing deal between official, ex-spy agency head | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency has launched an internal review of a senior official’s part-time work for a private venture started by former NSA director Keith Alexander that
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Cyber security units to protect Russia’s nuclear weapons stockpiles

Cyber security units to protect Russia’s nuclear weapons stockpiles | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The IT systems of all Russian nuclear weapons stockpiles will be protected by a new team of anti-hackers, the Defense Ministry said after a year-long “hunting season” for programmers.
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Ecuadorian gov't battles cyberattacks from Colombia

Ecuadorian gov't battles cyberattacks from Colombia | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Ecuadorian gov't battles cyberattacks from Colombia :: La Prensa :: America in English, portal de noticias y mucho más.
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China military calls for stronger cybersecurity, domestic software: state media - Reuters

China military calls for stronger cybersecurity, domestic software: state media - Reuters | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's armed forces will ramp up their cybersecurity and speed domestic development of software, state media said on Wednesday, as the world's largest military seeks to shore up potential...
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Romanian hackers exploited Bash Bug to hack Yahoo servers

Romanian hackers exploited Bash Bug to hack Yahoo servers | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The security expert Jonathan Hall found evidence that a gang of Romanian Hackers exploited the Bash Bug flaw to hack Yahoo servers.
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Cyber Coordinator Leads US Delegation to Nordic-Baltic+USA Cyber Consultation - US Department of State (press release)

Cyber Coordinator Leads US Delegation to Nordic-Baltic+USA Cyber Consultation - US Department of State (press release) | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cyber Coordinator Leads U.S. Delegation to Nordic-Baltic+USA Cyber Consultation
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Popular electricity smart meters in Spain can be hacked, researchers say

Popular electricity smart meters in Spain can be hacked, researchers say | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
FRANKFURT - Network-connected electricity meters installed in millions of homes across Spain lack essential security controls, according to two researchers who say the vulnerabilities leave room for hackers to carry out billing fraud or even cause blackouts.
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China’s cyber-war costing US companies billions, FBI chief tells 60 Minutes

China’s cyber-war costing US companies billions, FBI chief tells 60 Minutes | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
CHINA is waging an aggressive cyber-war against the United States which costs American business billions of dollars every year, Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey said Sunday.
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NATO Tries to Define Cyber War

NATO Tries to Define Cyber War | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Imagine that China launches a cyber attack on the United States tomorrow. It devastates systems, crippling the financial sector or causing loss of life. But does it merit a military response? The...

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Israeli Defense Minister: Cyber is key to security - Flash//CRITIC Cyber Threat News.

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon said last week that Israeli fought off numerous cyber attacks during the Gaza war including strikes from enemy states, terrorist groups and individual hackers.
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Cyber demand leaves states at risk - The Hill

Cyber demand leaves states at risk - The Hill | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Local governments are building up their defenses but struggling to hire.
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China says no plans to restart cyber-security talks with US - E&T magazine

Resuming cyber-security cooperation between China and the USA would be difficult because of mistaken US practices, Chinas top diplomat told US Secretary of State John Kerry.
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Russian Interest in Ukraine Now Includes Cyber Warfare - The Intercept - First Look Media

Russian Interest in Ukraine Now Includes Cyber Warfare - The Intercept - First Look Media | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A hacker group in Russia exploited a security flaw in Microsoft Windows software to spy on NATO, the Ukraine, and a number of other targets, according to a report this week from a Texas cybersecurity firm.
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Ukraine government, NATO, targeted by "Sandworm Team" hackers - CBS News

Ukraine government, NATO, targeted by "Sandworm Team" hackers - CBS News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Russia believed behind hacking attempt, whose name is homage to classic "Dune" novel
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These countries are the biggest cyberattack targets

These countries are the biggest cyberattack targets | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Britain and Germany were the most targeted countries by sophisticated cyberattacks across EMEA in the first half of 2014, a report showed.

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Is Russia increasingly relying on cyber warfare for foreign policy? by Joel Mullish

Is Russia increasingly relying on cyber warfare for foreign policy? by Joel Mullish | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Is Russia increasingly relying on cyber warfare for foreign policy?
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China Declares Cyber-War on Hong Kong Protesters - Voice of America

China Declares Cyber-War on Hong Kong Protesters - Voice of America | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Days after demonstrators in Hong Kong began filling streets protesting what they call a power grab by Beijing, the Occupy Central battles began moving online.

Shortly thereafter, a mobile digita...
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France stages monumental cyber-attack as 'Snowden syndrome' takes hold - Regina Leader-Post

France stages monumental cyber-attack as 'Snowden syndrome' takes hold - Regina Leader-Post | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Security-conscious Europe increasingly wary of U.S. and Chinese tech firms.
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NATO Council of Canada » October NCC Cybersecurity Conference: Cyber Security in the Age of Digital Fortresses

NATO Council of Canada » October NCC Cybersecurity Conference: Cyber Security in the Age of Digital Fortresses | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Speaking at the upcoming NATO Council of Canada Cyber Conference: http://t.co/R9SNbhEotL On future directions in cybersec. Drop by and say…
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