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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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Pentagon Proposes At Least $27M to Grow Ranks of Cyber Forces - Nextgov

Pentagon Proposes At Least $27M to Grow Ranks of Cyber Forces - Nextgov | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The military services each want to bring on board an additional 20 to 60 computer security whizzes starting next fall.
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The Vast Majority of the Government Lacks Clear Cybersecurity Plans - Brookings Institution (blog)

The Vast Majority of the Government Lacks Clear Cybersecurity Plans - Brookings Institution (blog) | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The recent hacking of Sony Corporation, exposed authentication credentials for various internal systems, financial records, and private employee data including social security numbers and health records.
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Iran's IRGC says it monitors all social networks in country

Iran's IRGC says it monitors all social networks in country | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is monitoring all social networks in the country, Mostafa Alizadeh, a senior IRGC cyber-space expert said, the country’s ISNA news agency reported Feb. 2.

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US Army gives people access to previously secret cyber-defence software

US Army gives people access to previously secret cyber-defence software | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Rather than making its discovery tools a matter of state secrecy, the US Army has taken the unprecedented step of releasing its secret weapon in the fight against cyberwarfare online as an open-source tool.
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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.

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Ivan Garcia-Hidalgo's curator insight, February 17, 2015 9:23 PM

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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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Here's Where Europe Has Made Big Changes in Cyber Security - Defense One

Here's Where Europe Has Made Big Changes in Cyber Security - Defense One | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The more than two dozen nations that make up the European Union are making surprising new progress in the cyber domain.
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STIX: ¿el estándar para la compartición de la información de la ciberdefensa?

En un artículo anterior, los autores detallaron algunos de los conceptos, estándares y protocolos con mayor impacto sobre el intercambio de información en la Ciberdefensa a nivel internacional. En esta entrega profundizan en una de las propuestas existentes que facilitan la automatización de este proceso, al respecto de la cual ofrecen algunos apuntes de por qué creen que es la que tiene más posibilidades de convertirse en el estándar de facto para comunicar amenazas, incidentes y otros observables, que permitirán a otras organizaciones defenderse de los ataques ya sufridos por una organización. Estamos hablando de STIX (Structured Threat Information eXpression – Expresión estructurada de información sobre amenazas), una iniciativa de la corporación estadounidense MITRE para describir inteligencia sobre Ciberamenazas.

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Shifting Paradigms: The Case for Cyber Counter-Intelligence

Shifting Paradigms: The Case for Cyber Counter-Intelligence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cyber Counter-Intelligence and traditional information security share many aspects. But CCI picks up where infosec ends -- with an emphasis on governance, automation, timeliness, and reporting.
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Cyber-War In Syria: How Assad Hacked the Rebellion - Breitbart News

Cyber-War In Syria: How Assad Hacked the Rebellion - Breitbart News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cyber-war is everywhere, most assuredly including the conflicts where physical bullets and bombs are flying.
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