After a series of global cyber attacks disrupted multinational firms, ports and public services on an unprecedented scale this year, governments are seeking to stop hackers from shutting down more critical infrastructure or crippling corporate and government networks.
CS Digest Section: Cyberwarfare
Cyber-attacks will happen and so developing a means to isolate intrusions at sea and keep moving is imperative, said the Navy's top intelligence officer. Now, once security experts detect a cyber-attack, the typical response is shut down all systems and then scrub them for malicious code or software, said Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, Deputy Chief of Naval
The House Homeland Security Committee will consider legislation this week that would reorganize and elevate the Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity branch. The draft bill, from committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas), would replace the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) at DHS with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure
Locked Shields is run by NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE) and bills itself as the largest and most complex international technical network defence exercise and involves 900 participants from 25 nations. This year there were 18 national teams, plus one team from NATO itself playing the game.
The sixth annual Cyber Guard exercise, co-led by Cybercom, the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI, wrapped up with the tone set by the Cybercom commander in his June 12 opening remarks. "I will accept failure in a training environment if it generates knowledge and insight that makes us better," said Navy Adm. Michael S. Rogers, who also serves as
The Cyber College at Maxwell Air Force Base is the next step in cyber warfare and the next step in shaping the future of the nation and of the River Region.
U.S. Army personnel have successfully used advanced electronic warfare technology to completely disable enemy armor during a simulated tank assault at the Army National Training Center, Defense Systems reports.
Cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has volunteered to turn over his company's software source code to allay fears about possible ties with the Russian government, The Australian reported last week. Kaspersky made the offer public at CeBIT Australia.
The APT3 hacker group that has been active since at least 2010 and is believed to have stolen intellectual property and confidential data from numerous Western government and military targets is actually a contractor for the Chinese Ministry of State Security (MSS).
Zipping past a Plan B for cyber defense solutions to the end of the alphabet, the U.S. Defense Department's research arm launched Plan X and advanced platforms to conduct and assess cyber warfare like kinetic warfare.