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Divide and Conquer

Divide and Conquer | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
If decision-makers at the White House and Pentagon are smart, they will use Keith Alexander's departure from the federal government to separate the two jobs he will be vacating: director of the National Security Agency and head of Cyber Command.
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How fraud and breaches of cybersecurity impact financial institutions

How fraud and breaches of cybersecurity impact financial institutions | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Fraud detection and prevention are critical, and effective use of cybersecurity assessment tools by the financial services industry can curb rising cyber threats.
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Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Puts Organizations At Risk, Study Shows

Cybersecurity Skills Shortage Puts Organizations At Risk, Study Shows | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The oft-discussed and lamented cybersecurity skills gap isn't just a hiring issue, it's putting your organization at risk, Intel Security-CSIS study finds.
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Experts: DNC Hack Shows Inadequate U.S. Security Against Russian Cyber Attacks

Experts: DNC Hack Shows Inadequate U.S. Security Against Russian Cyber Attacks | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Specialists who have studied Russia’s cyber warfare said the Kremlin is responsible for the hacking and eventual release of 20,000 emails from the DNC.
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Estonia is so scared of a Russian cyberattack that it's opening a data centre in the UK

Estonia is so scared of a Russian cyberattack that it's opening a data centre in the UK | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Terabytes of data will be stored in Britain.
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Blockchain cybersecurity startup Chainalysis inks MoU with Europol

Blockchain cybersecurity startup Chainalysis inks MoU with Europol | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Chainalysis, a cybersecurity startup that taps distributed ledgers to track digital identities, has signed a deal with Europol and closed a $1.
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Context-Rich And Context-Aware Cybersecurity - Dark Reading

Context-Rich And Context-Aware Cybersecurity  - Dark Reading | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
An adaptive threat-prevention model is quickly replacing traditional, unintegrated architectures as security teams work to achieve a sustainable advantage against complex threats.
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The Human Element in Cyber Defense

The Human Element in Cyber Defense | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
As CSO and CTO of Arbor Networks, Sam Curry is in a rare position: He can set security strategy, and then go out and find the tools to execute it. Where does the

Via Constantin Ionel Milos / Milos Constantin
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US Cyber Mission Force Nearly Ready for Action

US Cyber Mission Force Nearly Ready for Action | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
US Cyber Mission Force Nearly Ready for Action. NSA boss claims first troops will be operational by September
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China likely hacked U.S. banking regulator, and the regulator covered it up, says report

China likely hacked U.S. banking regulator, and the regulator covered it up, says report | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Chinese government likely hacked computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 2010, 2011 and 2013 and employees at the U.S. banking regulator covered up the intrusions, according to a congressional report on Wednesday.
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MIT's Riffle Aims to Compete with Tor for Spot as Anonymity King

MIT's Riffle Aims to Compete with Tor for Spot as Anonymity King | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Researchers at MIT have devised a blueprint for a new kind of anonymous network, Riffle, that they believe will be just as secure as Tor.
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From GCHQ to Google: the battle to outpace hackers in the cyber race

From GCHQ to Google: the battle to outpace hackers in the cyber race | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
On the afternoon of October 26 last year the Metropolitan Police arrived at a house in County Antrim in Northern Ireland to arrest a 15-year-old boy for hacking into the TalkTalk computer network and stealing the personal details of 157,000...
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Darpa Goes Full Tron With Its Grand Battle of the Hack Bots

Darpa Goes Full Tron With Its Grand Battle of the Hack Bots | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
With its Cyber Grand Challenge---a battle of autonomous security software---Darpa is taking us inside the machine.
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UK rail network hit by multiple cyber attacks last year

UK rail network hit by multiple cyber attacks last year | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The UK railway network was the victim of at least four major cyber attacks in the last 12 months, according to a private security company that works with the network.
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Exclusive: FBI probes hacking of Democratic congressional group - sources

Exclusive: FBI probes hacking of Democratic congressional group - sources | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The FBI is investigating a cyber attack against another U.S. Democratic Party group, which may be related to an earlier hack against the Democratic National Committee, four people familiar with the matter told Reuters.
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Cybersecurity in Saudi Arabia calls for clear strategies | Saudi Daily Report

When it comes to cyberattacks, Saudi Arabia is the most targeted country in the Middle East. While the Kingdom’s cybersecurity is improving

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China's Secret Weapon in the South China Sea: Cyber Attacks

China's Secret Weapon in the South China Sea: Cyber Attacks | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
After the South China Sea ruling, China throws another digital tantrum.
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Citing cyber 'revolution,' Obama issues attack response plan

Citing cyber 'revolution,' Obama issues attack response plan | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the world is facing a "revolution" of the cyber threat and is issuing a response plan for the federal government to use after
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China Suspected in FDIC Breaches

China Suspected in FDIC Breaches | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Chinese government likely was responsible for the hacking of computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in 2010, 2011 and 2013, according to a new
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Un nouveau Centre dédié à la cybersécurité en Pologne

Le centre coordonnera les activités de l'État polonais en matière de cybersécurité afin de protéger la Pologne des attaques à l'encontre des infrastructures stratégiques du pays, et plus particulièrement des banques, entreprises du secteur énergétique...
Via Jean-Paul Pinte - Maître de conférences - Cybercriminologue
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Obama Sees Need to Improve Federal Government IT Security

Obama Sees Need to Improve Federal Government IT Security | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
In the wake of the controversy over Hillary Clinton's use of private email servers, President Obama voices his concerns about the state of federal government IT
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Meet The Teams In DARPA's All-Machine Hacking Tournament

Meet The Teams In DARPA's All-Machine Hacking Tournament | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Autonomous security is DARPA's latest game. Its Cyber Grand Challenge will culminate at DEF CON with a contest to see which of these seven finalists' machines will automatically detect and remediate the most security vulnerabilities.
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Obama says U.S. government must improve cyber security

Obama says U.S. government must improve cyber security | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
MADRID, July 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Sunday that the U.S. government has to improve its cyber security practices for the moder
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Estonia is in the vanguard of Europe’s cyber battlefield

Estonia is in the vanguard of Europe’s cyber battlefield | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Tallinn is at the forefront of cyber defence, nine years after attacks by Russian hackers
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VADM Takanen: Finland Needs Cyber Defence Experts

VADM Takanen: Finland Needs Cyber Defence Experts | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Vice Admiral Kari Takanen, Chief of the Finnish Defence Command, highlighted the need for international cooperation in training cyber defence experts. He was briefed at the Tallinn-based NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence as part of his visit to Estonia today. “Finland is building up its cyber defence capability and we need the most knowledgeable people,” Vice Admiral Kari Takanen highlighted. International cooperation is essential in training experts to counter hybrid threats, he said.
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