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Mike Lynch: Machine learning is fuelling a cyber arms race (Wired UK)

Mike Lynch: Machine learning is fuelling a cyber arms race (Wired UK) | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Artificially intelligent combatants are fighting stealthy cyberwars every day without anyone ever realising
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U.S. sends weapon to hit ISIS communications

U.S. sends weapon to hit ISIS communications | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The United States has deployed tactical aircraft capable of attacking ISIS's ability to communicate closer to the front lines of the battle against the terrorist group.
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Marine Corps Braces for Information Warfare Revolution

Marine Corps Braces for Information Warfare Revolution | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Marine Corps could undergo a “revolutionary” overhaul over the course of the next decade to prepare for future conflicts
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US and UK Will Simulate a Cyber Attacks on nuclear plants in 2016

US and UK Will Simulate a Cyber Attacks on nuclear plants in 2016 | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
US and UK are planning to simulate a cyber attacks on nuclear plants, to test their resilience in the light of the nuclear security summit.
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Pentagon Chief May Upgrade CYBERCOM to Full Combatant Command

Pentagon Chief May Upgrade CYBERCOM to Full Combatant Command | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
As network warriors pound away on ISIS in the battle for Mosul, Carter says it’s time to consider full-COCOM status for cyberwarfare.

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The Open-source vulnerabilities database (OSVDB) shuts down permanently

The Open-source vulnerabilities database (OSVDB) shuts down permanently | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Open Sourced Vulnerability Database (OSVDB) shut down permanently in response to the lack of assistance from the industry.
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The Tallinn Manual inducted into the Cybersecurity Canon

The Tallinn Manual inducted into the Cybersecurity Canon | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The most influential handbook for legal advisers dealing with cyber defence issues was announced as a 2016 inductee into the Cybersecurity Canon.

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UK MoD To Spend £40m On Cyber Security Ops Centre

UK MoD To Spend £40m On Cyber Security Ops Centre | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The new centre is to defend the UK's military networks and systems and coordinate cyber-defence operations
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How CERN Fights Hackers

How CERN Fights Hackers | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research and home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), security is all about balance—keeping users and data safe has to sit alongside usability and efficiency.


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Cybersecurity Training, Military Style

Cybersecurity Training, Military Style | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Some private firms bet they can improve their cybersecurity preparedness by copying tactics used by the armed forces.
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Federal Cyber Workforce Needs Cultural Anthropologists, Economists and Marketers

Federal Cyber Workforce Needs Cultural Anthropologists, Economists and Marketers | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
To effectively block cyberthreats, the government needs talent from a diverse set of academic and cultural backgrounds, not just “people behind screens.”
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Cybersecurity of critical infrastructure is a 'mess' and nations must cooperate to fix it, warns Eugene Kaspersky | ZDNet

Cybersecurity of critical infrastructure is a 'mess' and nations must cooperate to fix it, warns Eugene Kaspersky | ZDNet | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Kaspersky Lab CEO tells ZDNet that despite potential political tensions, it's in everybody's interest to work together to protect power plants and turbines from hackers.
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Admiral: China Launching Cyber Attacks on Missile Defense Nets ‘Every Day’

Admiral: China Launching Cyber Attacks on Missile Defense Nets ‘Every Day’ | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Chinese military hackers are conducting cyber attacks on the Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency networks on a daily basis and will soon shift to hacking.
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World’s Largest International Technical Cyber Defence Exercise Takes Place Next Week

World’s Largest International Technical Cyber Defence Exercise Takes Place Next Week | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Locked Shields 2016, the biggest and most advanced international live-fire cyber defence exercise in the world, will take place on April 18-22. The annual scenario-based real-time network defence exercise focuses on training the security experts who protect national IT systems on a daily basis.
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Dem introduces bill to set airline cyber defense rules

Dem introduces bill to set airline cyber defense rules | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Sen. Ed Markey was investigating the digital defenses of the aviation industry.
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Are employees our biggest cyber security challenge?

Are employees our biggest cyber security challenge? | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Take a deeper look at the threat from insider activity and join a discussion with leading experts to learn more about a threat that can take organizations in any industry by surprise.
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FBI Quietly Admits to Multi-Year APT Attack, Sensitive Data Stolen

FBI Quietly Admits to Multi-Year APT Attack, Sensitive Data Stolen | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
FBI owns up to state-sponsored hackers, known as APT6, who have infiltrated government systems for years pilfering sensitive data.
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Survey finds 'accountability gap' among execs dealing with cybersecurity

Survey finds 'accountability gap' among execs dealing with cybersecurity | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The cybersecurity "accountability gap" is growing, as execs don't feel responsible for cyber attacks.
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FBI Warns of Cyber Threat to Electric Grid

FBI Warns of Cyber Threat to Electric Grid | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
3 months after a DHS report downplayed threat of cyber attacks against the electrical grid, it began a program warning of the dangers U.S. utilities face.
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The UK, US, China and others: 5 national cyber security agencies investing in online defence

The UK, US, China and others: 5 national cyber security agencies investing in online defence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
List: How nation states are investing in their cyber defence capabilities.
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Resilience: a core element of collective defence

Resilience: a core element of collective defence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Modern societies are vulnerable to attack from a range of unpredictable threats – how can NATO contribute to resilience?
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Each of these NATO core missions require full and effective control of massive amounts of disparate data sets.  A great example of a community who MUST focus on their data and not be distracted by the creation and management of ineffective tools.
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Fitness tests waived for UK MoD's new reservist cyber warriors

Fitness tests waived for UK MoD's new reservist cyber warriors | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach says the move has been opposed by “many
fuddy-duddies in uniform” but said bold steps had to be taken to attract
people with the right skills.
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US DoD losing ground on IT employee retention battle

US DoD losing ground on IT employee retention battle | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
DoD’s top tech official said his top worry is retention, recruitment of talented employees. Pay, benefits make working for private companies more enticing.
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