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Turkey recruits youth hackers to boost cybersecurity

Turkey recruits youth hackers to boost cybersecurity | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

Increasingly susceptible to cyberattacks, Turkey is recruiting former hackers and tech-savvy citizens for training in cyber affairs, but some worry the Turkish government will use these new capabilities to monitor its own citizens.

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Russian cyberattacks, fake news worry former Estonia president

Russian cyberattacks, fake news worry former Estonia president | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
When he was president of Estonia, Toomas Hendrik Ilves did not hold back in sounding alarms about Russia’s increasingly provocative military moves in Europe, and condemning Vladimir Putin’s defiance of international accords.
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Latest WikiLeaks Vault 7 Release Claims CIA Can Attribute Cyber Attacks to Other Countries - Breitbart

Latest WikiLeaks Vault 7 Release Claims CIA Can Attribute Cyber Attacks to Other Countries - Breitbart | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WikiLeaks' latest release from the Vault 7 leaks claims that the CIA can use string obfuscating algorithms to attribute cyber attacks to other countries.
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Singapore names defence cyber chief

Singapore names defence cyber chief | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Ministry of Defence's (Mindef) deputy secretary of technology David Koh has been named Singapore's defence cyber chief.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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The UK Government Approach To Cyber Security - Information Security Buzz

The UK Government Approach To Cyber Security - Information Security Buzz | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Following on from recent announcements, we thought it might be useful to summarise the general approach of HM Government to cyber security and highlight some of the resources that might be useful to UK-based (and possibly non UK-based) organizations. Cyber security was identified as one of four major threats to the UK in the Government’s …
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What's the difference between state-backed hackers and cybercrime gangs? Nothing at all | ZDNet

What's the difference between state-backed hackers and cybercrime gangs? Nothing at all | ZDNet | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cybersecurity researchers say there's no longer a distinction between government hackers and increasingly sophisticated cybercriminal groups.
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GCHQ warns political parties of threat from Russian cyber-attackers

GCHQ warns political parties of threat from Russian cyber-attackers | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Politicians will be offered seminars on the threat posed to the election process by hackers.
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7 Things That Happened After WikiLeaks Dumped The CIA Hacking Files

7 Things That Happened After WikiLeaks Dumped The CIA Hacking Files | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Check out latest 7 developments that happened after WikiLeaks released the CIA’s Hacking Tools and Information.
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Proposed Bill Would Legally Allow Cyber Crime Victims to Hack Back

Proposed Bill Would Legally Allow Cyber Crime Victims to Hack Back | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Proposed 'Active Defense' Bill Would Legally Allows Victims to Hack Back Hackers and Cyber Criminals
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Singapore strengthens cyber defence with new organisation

Singapore strengthens cyber defence with new organisation | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Singapore is setting up a new Defence Cyber Organisation (DCO) to bolster its defences against the growing threat of online attacks, as it moves to boost the round- the-clock protection of its military networks.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
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Enhanced cyber attack defence ‘more critical than ever’

Enhanced cyber attack defence ‘more critical than ever’ | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Britain’s defences against cyber attacks are more critical than ever as the vast majority of the population use online services, a senior security official has said.
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Cyberattacks threaten democracy itself, warns NATO | ZDNet

Cyberattacks threaten democracy itself, warns NATO | ZDNet | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Society is at risk from hackers attempting to interfere in elections, argues NATO's Jamie Shea.
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NATO and Finland step up cyber defence cooperation

NATO and Finland step up cyber defence cooperation | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it

In the face of a rapidly evolving cyber threat landscape, strong partnerships play a key role in effectively addressing cyber challenges. Today (16 February 2017), NATO and Finland stepped up their engagement with the signing of a Political Framework Arrangement on cyber defence cooperation. The arrangement will allow NATO and Finland to better protect and improve the resilience of their networks.

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Cyber attack on Singapore Mindef's I-Net system occurred weeks before detection on Feb 1

Cyber attack on Singapore Mindef's I-Net system occurred weeks before detection on Feb 1 | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE — A cyber attack which resulted in the theft of the personal data of about 850 national servicemen and Ministry of Defence (Mindef) employees occurred weeks before it was detected on February 1, Second Defence Minister Ong Ye Kung told Parliament on Monday (April 3).
Responding to questions from Members of Parliament (MPs) on the breach of the I-net system, which provides Internet access to national servicemen as well as employees from Mindef and the Singapore Armed Forces, Mr Ong said investigations are still ongoing.
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Your Ship has Probably Been Cyber Attacked Already – gCaptain

Your Ship has Probably Been Cyber Attacked Already – gCaptain | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
You have been either hacked… or just didn’t know you have been hacked! By George Ward (ECDIS Ltd.) – I predict that the first catastrophic maritime cyber incident will not be the result of a direct attack on a safety critical specific piece of equipment. It will be the result of an infection on a random …
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A Scramble at Cisco Exposes Uncomfortable Truths About US Cyber Defence

A Scramble at Cisco Exposes Uncomfortable Truths About US Cyber Defence | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Cisco engineers worked around the clock for days to analyse the means of attack, create fixes, and craft a stopgap warning.
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German army launches new cyber command | Germany | DW.COM | 01.04.2017

German army launches new cyber command | Germany | DW.COM | 01.04.2017 | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The military's computers are attacked from online sources thousands of times each day. To improve defense, the Bundeswehr has now launched its own cyber command.
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Country’s cyber defence system to be fully operational in October, says Hishammuddin | Malaysia Outlook

Country’s cyber defence system to be fully operational in October, says Hishammuddin | Malaysia Outlook | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
The Malaysian Armed Forces' cyber defence system which would emerge as the best such system in the Southeast Asian region will begin full operations in October this year. Defence Minister Hisha
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US military leak exposes 'holy grail' of security clearance files

US military leak exposes 'holy grail' of security clearance files | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Exclusive: These security clearance applications contain sensitive personal information, and are highly valuable to foreign adversaries seeking to undermine US national security.
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WikiLeaks promises to leak Vault 7 code archive to tech firms first

WikiLeaks promises to leak Vault 7 code archive to tech firms first | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Tech firms will get "exclusive access" to Vault 7 tech details to allow them to patch vulnerabilities, says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
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10 Things You Need To Know About 'Wikileaks CIA Leak'

10 Things You Need To Know About 'Wikileaks CIA Leak' | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Here are 10 things you need to know about Wikileaks latest CIA Leak, Vault 7, Exposing CIA's Hacking Tools And Capabilities Details
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WikiLeaks Exposed CIA's Hacking Tools And Capabilities Details

WikiLeaks Exposed CIA's Hacking Tools And Capabilities Details | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
WikiLeaks releases thousands of 'Vault 7' documents exposing information about numerous zero-day exploits developed by CIA hackers for iOS, Android, Windows and Linux.
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Cooperative development speeds Nato cyber-intelligence-sharing

Cooperative development speeds Nato cyber-intelligence-sharing | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
NATO and partner countries are sharing R&D in the development of cyber-security tools to achieve economies of scale, including the CIICS.
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Enhanced cyber attack defence ‘more critical than ever’

Enhanced cyber attack defence ‘more critical than ever’ | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Britain’s defences against cyber attacks are more critical than ever as the vast majority of the population use online services, a senior security official has said.
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Expert: Trump Cyber Policy Could Be 'Remarkably Boring'

Expert: Trump Cyber Policy Could Be 'Remarkably Boring' | Cyber Defence | Scoop.it
Bush-era DHS official suggests White House cyber security order could be remarkably pedestrian.
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