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Syria Facing U.S. Cyber Attacks in Upcoming Strikes | Washington ...

Syria Facing U.S. Cyber Attacks in Upcoming Strikes | Washington ... | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
U.S. military forces are expected to roll out new cyber warfare capabilities during the anticipated military strike on Syria for its use of a deadly nerve agent, according to military sources. Targets of cyber attacks likely will include ...
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How (and why) the CIA plans to expand cyber capabilities -- FCW

How (and why) the CIA plans to expand cyber capabilities -- FCW | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The spy agency wants to better integrate cybersecurity into its traditional human intelligence operations.
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Government must encourage cyber threat information sharing to combat hacking

Government must encourage cyber threat information sharing to combat hacking | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Today, nation-state actors and criminal organizations engage in cyberattacks with unprecedented frequency and sophistication.
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CIA to make sweeping changes, focus more on cyber ops: agency chief - Reuters

CIA to make sweeping changes, focus more on cyber ops: agency chief - Reuters | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Central Intelligence Agency will make one of the biggest overhauls in its nearly 70-year history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating...
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REVEALED: The Nato bunker deep in Netherlands forest where hackers 'almost brought down world's internet in biggest every cyber-attack'

REVEALED: The Nato bunker deep in Netherlands forest where hackers 'almost brought down world's internet in biggest every cyber-attack' | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
This is the ex-Nato five-storey bunker, deep in the Netherlands countryside, where hackers are accused of almost bringing down the world's internet in a sustained revenge attack.
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China says its new cybersurveillance proposal mimics U.S. practices

China says its new cybersurveillance proposal mimics U.S. practices | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A proposed Chinese law would require tech companies to give encryption keys to authorities and create "back doors" into their systems for government surveillance access.

Via Chuck Sherwood, Senior Associate, TeleDimensions, Inc
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How state governments are addressing cyber security - Brookings Institution (blog)

How state governments are addressing cyber security - Brookings Institution (blog) | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
In our recent article The Vast Majority of the Government Lacks Clear Cybersecurity Plans, we examined how federal government agencies addressed the issue of cybersecurity. Our findings indicated that federal agencies are unprepared.
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Hacking missile defence: the cyber challenge to BMD

Hacking missile defence: the cyber challenge to BMD | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
In the past two decades, the US ballistic missile defence programme has tackled and overcome myriad technical challenges, engineering problems and political skeptics, and the notion and role of mis...
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NATO Defending agains the known unknowns

NATO Defending agains the known unknowns | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Pooling of technology and people across agencies and member countries is central to NATOs cyberdefence strategy, as Ian West explains
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Expert discusses America's cyber security problem - whnt.com

Expert discusses America's cyber security problem - whnt.com | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Huntsville, Ala.  (WHNT)-  Cyber security is now a subject that most Americans have become familiar with.  Major retailers and health insurance providers get hacked all the time and there are peopl...
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CIA looks to expand its cyber espionage capabilities - Washington Post

CIA looks to expand its cyber espionage capabilities - Washington Post | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The new emphasis would be part of a broad restructuring of the agency.

Via Oksana Borukh
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The White House Establishes a New Cyber Security Agency

The White House Establishes a New Cyber Security Agency | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
It’s becoming clearer with every new hack or DDoS that governments need to pay more attention to cyber security, so the White House has now signed for the creation of a…
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China's Lenovo becomes victim of cyber-attack - BBC News

China's Lenovo becomes victim of cyber-attack - BBC News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Chinese computer maker Lenovo becomes the victim of a cyber-attack following a warning by the US government about software called Superfish.
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Cyber threats expanding, new US intelligence assessment says - U.S. News & World Report

Cyber threats expanding, new US intelligence assessment says - U.S. News & World Report | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Saboteurs, spies and thieves are expanding their computer attacks against a vulnerable American Internet infrastructure, chipping away at U.S. wealth and security over time, according to the latest U.S.
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Cyber Warriors Need Not Be Soldiers - Lovesick Cyborg

Cyber Warriors Need Not Be Soldiers - Lovesick Cyborg | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The U.S. military considers easing physical fitness and combat training standards for cyber warriors who work with computers instead of guns.
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The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle - SPIEGEL ONLINE

The Digital Arms Race: NSA Preps America for Future Battle - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The NSA's mass surveillance is just the beginning. Documents from Edward Snowden show that the intelligence agency is arming America for future digital wars -- a struggle for control of the Internet that is already well underway.
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Hackers are a 'serious threat' to aircraft safety, say aviation chiefs

Hackers are a 'serious threat' to aircraft safety, say aviation chiefs | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The International Air Transport Association and the International Civil Aviation Organisation recently signed a global cyber security agreement, formalising their front against cybercrime.
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Attention, Cyber Pros: The Pentagon Wants You -- 3,000 of You

Attention, Cyber Pros: The Pentagon Wants You -- 3,000 of You | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The military has been given the go-ahead to fast-track the hiring of 3,000 computer whiz civilians.
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Defence and Security - innovateuk

Defence and Security - innovateuk | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
European Commission release third edition of annual Eurobarometer Cyber Security Survey,: The Eu... http://t.co/NMSfG2Xq5e #Defence #KTN
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Russia - a cyber threat? We ask the Conflict Studies Research Centre | Defence IQ

Russia - a cyber threat? We ask the Conflict Studies Research Centre | Defence IQ | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Russia - a cyber threat? We ask the Conflict Studies Research Centre | Defence IQ -
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Army National Guard stands up cyber protection teams - ArmyTimes.com

Army National Guard stands up cyber protection teams - ArmyTimes.com | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Army National Guard will activate three cyber protection teams in five states in fiscal year 2016, with seven more teams to follow, officials said.
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House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities ... - Insurance News Net

House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities ... - Insurance News Net | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Thank you for inviting me to speak to you today about the Army network and information technology. Information technology and the network are at the heart of everything the Army does.
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Cyber Collaboration in Government Still a Work in Progress

Cyber Collaboration in Government Still a Work in Progress | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
If the nation were forced to defend itself against a catastrophic cyberattack, Lt. Gen. Edward Cardon said there must be teamwork between federal agencies and the private sector.
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US government is developing a pre-crime prediction system for cyber-attacks - Geek

US government is developing a pre-crime prediction system for cyber-attacks - Geek | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The US's latest advanced research agency is IARPA, and it's working on a program to end all national defense programs.
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Survey reveals sorry state of European cybersecurity

Survey reveals sorry state of European cybersecurity | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The European Commission's annual Eurobarometer Cyber Security Survey, the third edition of which was recently released, is a substantial survey of more than 27,000 respondents from 28 countries.

Via Paulo Gervasio
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