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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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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.

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Iran and the United States Locked in Cyber Combat

Iran and the United States Locked in Cyber Combat | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A recently published N.S.A. document reveals an ongoing cyber war between the United States and Iran.
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The Two Acronyms That are Key to Obama’s New Plan to Fight Hackers

The Two Acronyms That are Key to Obama’s New Plan to Fight Hackers | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The terms are essential for explaining how the government will expand information sharing with the private sector.
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Pentagon seeks new war games to combat cyber threats - USA TODAY

Pentagon seeks new war games to combat cyber threats - USA TODAY | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Pentagon think tank that has funded research into whether Russian President Vladimir Putin has Asperger's Syndrome is expanding its research to futuristic war games and studying the effects of embargoes...
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DARPA: Cyberattacks against US military ‘dramatically increasing’

A top official told “60 Minutes” that cyberattacks are occurring “every day.”
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Obama calls out China for cyber espionage - The Hill

Obama calls out China for cyber espionage - The Hill | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
His new National Security Strategy explicitly links China to the theft of trade secrets.
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Cyber-attacks rising in Utah, likely due to NSA facility - Daily Herald

Cyber-attacks rising in Utah, likely due to NSA facility - Daily Herald | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah state officials have seen what they describe as a sharp uptick in attempts to hack into state computers in the last two years, and they
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New technology protects drones from Cyber attacks - i-HLS

New technology protects drones from Cyber attacks     - i-HLS | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Illustration How to protect drones from Cyber attacks? This problem is at the heart of a worldwide effort. Engineering researchers from the University of V - i-HLS

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US defence intelligence chief warns of cyber theft from China

US defence intelligence chief warns of cyber theft from China | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON - The military officer in charge of the United States Defense Intelligence Agency warned Tuesday that America's technological edge over China is at risk because of cybertheft.
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Global cyber war III?

Global cyber war III? | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
In case it slipped by you, on January 31 Global Cyber War II was initiated. You may be wondering when was Global Cyber War I. Well the GCW-1
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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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US-China tensions build on cybersecurity

US-China tensions build on cybersecurity | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The two countries have dug in their heels on differing approaches to cybersecurity.

Via Ken Feltman
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Obama to unveil cyber data-sharing unit - The Hill

Obama to unveil cyber data-sharing unit - The Hill | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
It's part of the White House’s strategy to enhance cybersecurity information sharing.
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Israel-US cyber-conference to tackle infrastructure threats

Israel-US cyber-conference to tackle infrastructure threats | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The annual DCOI, set to take place in Washington in April, brings together top cyber-security officials from both countries
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China may have hacked Anthem to snoop on government officials and defense contractors

China may have hacked Anthem to snoop on government officials and defense contractors | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The data breach at the nation's second-largest health insurer might not have been motivated by the financial benefits of stealing information about millions of people. Bloomberg reports it might ac...

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DHS Wants to Plug Holes in Cyber Defenses with Big Data - Nextgov

DHS Wants to Plug Holes in Cyber Defenses with Big Data - Nextgov | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Parsing data gleaned from its network-monitoring activities could provide a full-scale, real-time model of the potential cyberthreat agencies face, DHS officials say.
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US Cyber Command Has Just Half the Staff It Needs - Defense One

US Cyber Command Has Just Half the Staff It Needs - Defense One | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Pentagon wants to fully staff its Cyber Command with 6,000 workers by the end of the year, but a highly competitive private market could mean it will have to wait.
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NATO Cyber Defence Policy: An adaptation to the emerging threats of the 21st century, or the resurgence of Cold War logic in the “fifth battlefield”?

The current development of a cyber defence policy by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is usually seen as exemplifying the alliance’s changing scope of intervention; as well as its broadened perception of security.
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SecDef Nominee: Cyber threats require holistic defense strategy

SecDef Nominee: Cyber threats require holistic defense strategy | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Defense policy should recognize cyberspace as a pervasive strategic domain.
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