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Recruit geeks to boost UK cyber-defence, says MP - E & T Magazine

IT geeks in army reserves could be the solution for the UK to defend the country against growing cyber-threats, a Conservative MP said today.
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Dennis Blair: Cyberwar carries risk of self-inflicted damage - Stars and Stripes

Dennis Blair: Cyberwar carries risk of self-inflicted damage - Stars and Stripes | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
While cyberwarfare on a large scale favors a nation on the attack, it also carries the risk of unintended consequences, the former U.S. director of National Intelligence said Tuesday.
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Cyber threat data: Why everyone needs access - The Hill (blog)

Cyber threat data: Why everyone needs access - The Hill (blog) | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
We need to shed our “regressive” policies on cyber threat data.
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The Economics of Persistent Cyber Attacks

The Economics of Persistent Cyber Attacks | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
There's an arms race in information security—that much isn't news. As security companies develop better tools at detection and stopping attacks, adversaries develop better attacks. Or do they?

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Roger Smith's curator insight, April 13, 10:58 PM

Interesting article - this is why script kiddies are such a dangerous part of the digital world.   They are the vanguard, the scouts, than find out that you can be compromised well before the heavy hitters get involved


“Why would you want to waste your best people, your best techniques, and your most secret sauce on a target that may not be worth because they have no security whatsoever? They actually start always very low with common capabilities, not even Zero Days, and only if they don’t succeed will they elevate their tradecraft.”

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Cyber Conflicts: Addressing the Regulatory Gap - Online First - Springer

Cyber Conflicts: Addressing the Regulatory Gap - Online First - Springer | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

This special issue gathers together a selection of papers presented by international experts during a workshop entitled ‘Ethics of Cyber-Conflicts’, which was devoted to fostering interdisciplinary debate on the ethical and legal problems and the regulatory gap concerning cyber conflicts.

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Cyberdefence to be integral to Nato capabilities

Cyberdefence to be integral to Nato capabilities | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cyberdefence has to become an integral part of Nato military capabilities say chiefs.
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US DoD sets sights on weaponizing cyber

US DoD sets sights on weaponizing cyber | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Defense Department officials are working on several initiatives to advance cyber operations.
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Israel Defense Forces could unify cyber defense and offense into single branch - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Israel Defense Forces could unify cyber defense and offense into single branch - Jerusalem Post Israel News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
As the IDF becomes increasingly dependent on digital networks for its combat capabilities, the issue of cyber security has become paramount.
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Power Grid Cyber Attacks Happening ‘Every Few Days’

Power Grid Cyber Attacks Happening ‘Every Few Days’ | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The power grid has experienced cyber attacks either online or via in person, “every few days,” according to federal energy records. More than 50 utility
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US DHS working to create cyber dialogue with Chinese counterpart - The Hill

US DHS working to create cyber dialogue with Chinese counterpart - The Hill | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Discussions would be the first official cyber talks in nearly a year.
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Chinese Hacking Group Undetected For Decade

Chinese Hacking Group Undetected For Decade | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cybersecurity experts say the group has even managed to carry out attacks on networks which are not connected to the internet.

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Mr Boland told the Financial Times: "That shows the sophistication in targeting the more sensitive government networks, and particularly military and non-internet connected networks.

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Cyber Caliphate: ISIS Plays Offense on the Web

Cyber Caliphate: ISIS Plays Offense on the Web | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Recent cyber activity by Cyber Caliphate has brought the online threat of ISIS to the forefront.
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US Air Force Introduces Task Force Cyber Secure

US Air Force Introduces Task Force Cyber Secure | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The U.S. Air Force introduced a new task force to better address cyber threats and vulnerabilities impacting the core missions of the military branch.

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Can Africa fight cybercrime and preserve human rights?

Can Africa fight cybercrime and preserve human rights? | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Can Africa balance the need to protect the newly connected masses from cybercrime without trampling over their human rights?
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Pentagon: US Cyber Reserve Is in the Works - Nextgov

Pentagon: US Cyber Reserve Is in the Works - Nextgov | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Defense Department is bringing in security reinforcements, as it contends with a cyber workforce shortage and growing Internet threat.
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Next 9/11 will be caused by hackers, not suicide bombers, cyber expert warns - The Times of Israel

Next 9/11 will be caused by hackers, not suicide bombers, cyber expert warns - The Times of Israel | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Greater US-Israel cooperation urgently needed to counter threat of cyberterrorism infiltrating air traffic controls, says Dr. Gabi Siboni
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Joint Cyber Training New Nordic Priority

Joint Cyber Training New Nordic Priority | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cyberwarfare technology training has been identified as a new project area within the military-run Nordic Defense Cooperation (NORDEFCO) program
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As encryption spreads, U.S. grapples with clash between privacy, security

As encryption spreads, U.S. grapples with clash between privacy, security | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Privacy advocates say attempts to bypass encryption will create vulnerabilities for hackers to exploit.

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Roger Smith's curator insight, April 12, 6:48 PM

Interesting concept, I can still see major problems.   One is that they NEVER give the cyber criminals the understanding of how to crack the problem.   Whats to stop the cyber criminals from targeting the keys no matter where they are stored.

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User mistakes aid most cyber attacks, Verizon and Symantec studies show

User mistakes aid most cyber attacks, Verizon and Symantec studies show | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - When a cyber security breach hits the news, those most closely involved often have incentive to play up the sophistication of the attack.If hackers are portrayed as well-funded geniuses, victims...
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FireEye Uncovers Decade-Long Cyber Espionage Campaign Targeting South East Asia | SecurityWeek.Com

FireEye Uncovers Decade-Long Cyber Espionage Campaign Targeting South East Asia | SecurityWeek.Com | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
China-supported APT30 attack group has been running a decade-long cyber espionage campaign targeting governments, journalists and businesses in South East Asia and India.
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China Accused Of Running 10-Year Ring Of Cyber Espionage - PYMNTS.com

China Accused Of Running 10-Year Ring Of Cyber Espionage - PYMNTS.com | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A new report from security firm FireEye released yesterday (April 12) accuses the Chinese government of having involvement in a decade-long cyber espionage
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Hackers target Belgian press group, days after French cyber attack

Belgian media group Rossel has become the second French-speaking organization to fall victim to a cyber attack in a matter of days. For hours, the online edition of “Le Soir” was unavailable. The hackers remain unknown.
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March 2015 Cyber Attacks Statistics

March 2015 Cyber Attacks Statistics | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
It's time to aggregate the two Cyber Attack Timelines for March 2015 (Part I and Part II) into statistics. As always, let's start from the Country Distribution chart, which, similarly to March, see...

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OSINTINSIGHT | Advanced OSINT Tools

One-Stop Resource for Open Source Intelligence. Advanced OSINT Tools for Intelligence Specialists, Information Professionals and Researchers.

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Los ISAC – Information Sharing and Analysis Center como nexo de unión de las arquitecturas de Ciberdefensa

Los ISAC – Information Sharing and Analysis Center como nexo de unión de las arquitecturas de Ciberdefensa | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
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