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Will Humans or Bots Rule Cybersecurity? The Answer Is Yes

Will Humans or Bots Rule Cybersecurity? The Answer Is Yes | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Automated bots won't replace human hackers anytime soon. But Darpa's bot-vs-bot hacker contest showed they can certainly help.
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#China's Master #Plan for #IT #Dominance

#China's Master #Plan for #IT #Dominance | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
China’s top leadership has released a bold long-range blueprint for the country’s Internet and technology strategy.

Via Constantin Ionel Milos / Milos Constantin
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The NSA cyberweapon auction is a total smokescreen -- here's what's really going on

The NSA cyberweapon auction is a total smokescreen  --  here's what's really going on | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A group calling itself the “Shadow Brokers” claimed earlier this week that it hacked into the National Security Agency and stole an apparent treasure trove of exploits and hacking tools that it is now trying to auction off.
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It's war: the cyber arms race | Information Age

It's war: the cyber arms race | Information Age | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
There is a cyber arms race going on between the systems detecting cyber threats and the increasing sophistication of cyber attacks
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Iran investigating possible cyber angle on oil fires

Iran investigating possible cyber angle on oil fires | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Iran's Supreme National Cyberspace Council is investigating whether a recent string of oil and petrochemical fires were caused by a cyberattack.

Via Ángel G. de Ágreda
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US DOE Awards $34M in Funding to Help Bolster Power Grid Security

US DOE Awards $34M in Funding to Help Bolster Power Grid Security | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The United States Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded $34 million in funding for projects aimed to protect the U.S. power grid against digital attacks.
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Cyber-collaboration: sharing cyber intelligence can help prevent security breaches | Information Age

Cyber-collaboration: sharing cyber intelligence can help prevent security breaches | Information Age | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A SANS Institute survey has revealed that sharing cyber threat intelligence will drastically improve cyber defence methods within organisations 
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US Navy Organizes Cybersecurity Simulation

US Navy Organizes Cybersecurity Simulation | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Naval interns create 'Capture the Flag' challenge to protect US Navy cyberspace.
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DDoSCoin — New Crypto-Currency Pays Users for Participating in DDoS Attacks

DDoSCoin — New Crypto-Currency Pays Users for Participating in DDoS Attacks | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A New Crypto-Currency, called DDoSCoin, Pays Miners for Participating in DDoS Attacks
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US Army Spearheading Cyber Persistent Training Environment

US Army Spearheading Cyber Persistent Training Environment | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
US DoD has tasked the Army to lead the way for a joint cyber persistent training environment.
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Pakistan passes controversial cyber-crime law

Pakistan passes controversial cyber-crime law | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Pakistan has adopted a much-criticized cyber security law that grants sweeping powers to regulators to block private information they deem illegal.
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Information warfare – The Rise of the Cyber Offense

Information warfare – The Rise of the Cyber Offense | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Information warfare - The development of cyber capabilities is strategic for any governments, computer systems and Internet of Things even more at risk.
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Protecting GPS From Spoofers Is Critical to the Future of Navigation

Protecting GPS From Spoofers Is Critical to the Future of Navigation | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
GPS is vulnerable to spoofing attacks. Here’s how we can defend these important navigation signals
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Not only for navigation. Just think in the number of services relying on GPS nowadays and the consequences of a potential manipulation.
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Defence, cyber security jobs could be key to Australian economy's future

Defence, cyber security jobs could be key to Australian economy's future | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The future of Canberra's economy could rest with 'high talent' jobs in private sectors working with government on defence and cyber security and a nationa
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...and the headline can be applied to many other countries too.
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Banks step up defence against cyber attacks - The Economic Times

Banks step up defence against cyber attacks - The Economic Times | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
In the past two months, many private and public sector banks have seen a tremendous jump in cyber attacks that ranged from defacing websites to sophisticated attacks.
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Memex – The new search tool to dig also in the Deep Web

Memex – The new search tool to dig also in the Deep Web | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
DARPA has publicly presented for the first time a new set of search tools called Memex which will improve also researches into the “Deep Web”.
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Malware claiming to be from UAE bank hits 30 countries: Kaspersky

Malware claiming to be from UAE bank hits 30 countries: Kaspersky | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Security solutions provider Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new wave of targeted attacks against 130 industrial and engineering sectors from 30 countries around the world, including the UAE.Using

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Warning — Bitcoin Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers

Warning — Bitcoin Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Developers Warn Users Could Be Targeted by State-Sponsored Hackers
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It is interesting to see the State that bitcoin.org is suggesting to be the offender.
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If two countries fought a cyber war, what might it look like?

If two countries fought a cyber war, what might it look like? | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Bill Buchanan, head of the Cyber Academy, Edinburgh Napier University, on the potential consequences of cyber attacks.
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Global business warns China over new cyber rules

Global business warns China over new cyber rules | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
More than 40 organizations from the U.S., Europe and Asia have called on China to overhaul a series of planned cybersecurity rules.
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Ken Feltman's curator insight, August 17, 2016 8:37 AM
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Feds to share supply chain threat reports with industry

Feds to share supply chain threat reports with industry | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The U.S. National Counterintelligence and Security Center will soon provide classified supply chain threat reports to critical U.S. telecommunications, energy and financial businesses.
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China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite

China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
China Launches World's 1st 'Hack-Proof' Quantum Communication Satellite
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Washington Pressured to Elevate Cyber Command in War on ISIL

Washington Pressured to Elevate Cyber Command in War on ISIL | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Experts have for months been recommending raising the stature of Cyber Command to speed its fight against ISIL. According to a report, progress may come soon.
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Cyber resilience: protecting NATO’s nervous system

Cyber resilience: protecting NATO’s nervous system | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Without the right information, at the right time, in the right place, the ability of NATO commanders to take a decision is compromised. Information technology provides the glue for command and control capability.
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US DoD Releases Update of Manual Governing Defense Intelligence Activitie

US DoD Releases Update of Manual Governing Defense Intelligence Activitie | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Defense Department has released an update of procedures, first published in 1982, that govern the conduct of DoD intelligence activities.,
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