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On the offensive in the cyberspace arms race

On the offensive in the cyberspace arms race | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Anyone with a computer and an Internet connection can launch a cyber 'attack,' even though the skills and tools needed to do real damage are still in short supply. The ...
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NSA Director Stresses Importance of Information Sharing for Cybersecurity

NSA Director Stresses Importance of Information Sharing for Cybersecurity | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Gen. Keith Alexander says an information sharing bill is crucial, but its fate is uncertain amid a government shut down and a looming debt ceiling fight.
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U.S. fighting a losing war in cyberspace | Military, News | GroundReport.com – Latest World News & Opinions

U.S. fighting a losing war in cyberspace | Military, News | GroundReport.com – Latest World News & Opinions | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
“The U.S. is fighting a cyber war today and we are losing it”, said Admiral Mike McConnell in remarks recorded in the Congressional record. Joh
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‘Cyberwar’ allegations threaten rift between Brazil and Canada – The Globe and Mail

‘Cyberwar’ allegations threaten rift between Brazil and Canada – The Globe and Mail | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
'Cyberwar' allegations threaten rift between Brazil and Canada - The Globe and Mail http://t.co/3CyFRx3Kqk
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General Dynamics to Develop Integrated Computer-Network Defence System for ... - Canada NewsWire (press release)

General Dynamics to Develop Integrated Computer-Network Defence System for Canada
Canada NewsWire (press release)
OTTAWA, Ontario, Oct.

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Macau authorities thwart another cyberattack but won't reveal origin

Macau authorities thwart another cyberattack but won't reveal origin | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Macau authorities thwarted a cyberattack on Sunday which would have brought down the area's internet access, the gambling hub’s sole internet provider has said in a statement....
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Dual-leadership role at NSA and Cyber Command stirs debate

Dual-leadership role at NSA and Cyber Command stirs debate | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Gen. Keith Alexander is building up forces to fend off cyberattacks; some question the centralizing of power.
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Arabian Aerospace - The Case for a UAE cyber defence doctrine

Arabian Aerospace - The Case for a UAE cyber defence doctrine | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
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Report outlines characteristics of nation-state driven cyber attacks

Report outlines characteristics of nation-state driven cyber attacks | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
New report examines international and local characteristics of cyber-attack campaigns waged by governments worldwide
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No Longer In The Shadows, Cyberwar’s Potential Is Now An Open Secret

No Longer In The Shadows, Cyberwar’s Potential Is Now An Open Secret | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Up until now most "cyberattacks" have really just been closer to "cyberspying." That might be changing in the near future and it's not exactly a secret.
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Japan-US security talks likely to highlight Tokyo's cyberdefense woes - The Star Online

Japan-US security talks likely to highlight Tokyo's cyberdefense woes - The Star Online | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Vancouver Sun Japan-US security talks likely to highlight Tokyo's cyberdefense woes The Star Online But even Japanese officials acknowledge they cannot keep up with the proliferating threat of attacks on computer networks from private or...
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Iran, the Mossad and the power of cyber-warfare – Telegraph Blogs

Iran, the Mossad and the power of cyber-warfare – Telegraph Blogs | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
For the first time in almost two years, motorcycle-borne assassins appear to have murdered an Iranian official – this time, Mojtaba Ahmadi, the man reportedly responsible for Iran’s cyber-warfare headquarters.
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Is the Shutdown Making US Vulnerable to a Cyber Attack?

Is the Shutdown Making US Vulnerable to a Cyber Attack? | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
With the federal government shut down, there's fewer staff to prevent a cyber attack. By Brittany Ballenstedt
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Doomsday scenario by Israeli Chief of Staff – InSerbia News

Doomsday scenario by Israeli Chief of Staff – InSerbia News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
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Israeli Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz predicts multi-front war that may include cyber attacks and al-Qaida terrorists on the borders.

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Cyber-Security in 2013: Software, People Still Have Vulnerabilities - eWeek

Cyber-Security in 2013: Software, People Still Have Vulnerabilities - eWeek | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cyber-Security in 2013: Software, People Still Have Vulnerabilities eWeek Both cyber-security awareness and the security threat landscape itself have changed over the past decade, but some of the basics about how individuals and enterprises can...
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NATO head expresses concern about Turkey's Chinese missile deal - GlobalPost

NATO head expresses concern about Turkey's Chinese missile deal - GlobalPost | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
NATO head expresses concern about Turkey's Chinese missile deal GlobalPost Some NATO diplomats said integrating a Chinese system into NATO's defenses would raise cyber-security concerns and issues about NATO swapping technical data with a Chinese...
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Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Carrots And Sticks -- InformationWeek

Infrastructure Cybersecurity: Carrots And Sticks -- InformationWeek | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
As lawmakers and private industry leaders wrangle over how to best protect our nation's critical infrastructure from cyberattack, existing anti-terror legislation could offer a promising start.
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Penn State to lead cyber-security Collaborative Research Alliance - Penn State News

Penn State to lead cyber-security Collaborative Research Alliance - Penn State News | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Penn State to lead cyber-security Collaborative Research Alliance Penn State News While this research has obvious applications to defense, cyberattacks take place today anywhere computer networks exist, so that the implications for industry and...
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16-30 September 2013 Cyber Attacks Timeline

16-30 September 2013 Cyber Attacks Timeline | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
It's time for analyzing the main cyber Attacks happened in September. From an information security perspective, the second half of September has been characterized by the discovery of three operati...
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Jim Langevin: Now is the time to strengthen cyber defenses

Jim Langevin: Now is the time to strengthen cyber defenses | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

"We wake up and check our email. Send a tweet. Post on Facebook. We schedule trips to the mechanic, pay our bills and review information from our doctors online. Infrastructure, banking, health..."

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UK banks to take part in cyber attack ‘war game’ | Information Age

UK banks to take part in cyber attack ‘war game’ | Information Age | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Banks will undergo a one day simulation in mid November to better understand how equipped they are for major cyber attacks
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Alexander Hamilton Society hosts event on cyber warfare

Alexander Hamilton Society hosts event on cyber warfare | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Two experts sparred words Thursday at the Sanford School of Public Policy on whether computer hacking can be considered a form of warfare.
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Cyberattack Attribution Requires Mix Of Data, Intelligence Sources As False Flag Operations Proliferate -- Dark Reading

Cyberattack Attribution Requires Mix Of Data, Intelligence Sources As False Flag Operations Proliferate -- Dark Reading | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
A new report from FireEye outlines some clues that can be used to identify the source of a targeted attack, but false flags make attribution difficult
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Cyber ‘mass shooter’ poses future threat to computer security, ex-intel official says

Cyber ‘mass shooter’ poses future threat to computer security, ex-intel official says | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The fastest-growing cyber threat is from a kind of digital mass shooter, a deranged or outraged hacker able to obtain cyberweapons currently available only to nation-states and organized crime, a former senior U.S.
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When it Comes to Cyber-Security, The Best Defence is Not a Good Offence - InternetNews.

When it Comes to Cyber-Security, The Best Defence is Not a Good Offence - InternetNews. | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
When it comes to actually engaging in some form of actual discourse with an attacker, caution is called for, said Hord Tipton, executive director of ISC2
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