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The White House's top security officials are to meet with leading Internet companies in Silicon Valley Friday in an effort to build cooperation against terrorism. [Read More]
The US military will create a new way to recognize drone operators and other service members who contribute to America's fighting efforts from afar. [Read More]
Threat group behind the BlackEnergy malware has been using a destructive plugin in attacks aimed at Ukrainian media and electrical power organizations [Read More]
The United States continues to spy on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's communications despite promising to curtail the hacking of its allies, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. [Read More]
Ukraine’s Security Service accuses Russia of launching cyberattacks against power companies [Read More]
Turkish Internet servers are suffering a powerful cyber attack, slowing banking services and fanning fears that it could be a politically motivated attack from abroad. Anonymous claims the attack is a response to Turkey support of ISIS/ISIL. [Read More]
Yahoo! will notify users when it suspects that their accounts might have been targeted by state-sponsored actors. [Read More]
Chinese hackers are targeting Taiwan's opposition party and journalists, security experts and officials said Monday, weeks away from a presidential election likely to usher in a Beijing-sceptic government. [Read More]
Pawn Storm threat group uses updated tools in attacks against defense contractors and other high profile targets [Read More]
Belgium announced that it will become a sponsoring nation for the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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James McFarlin's picture
If there were any lingering doubts that cybersecurity is a geopolitical issue with global implications, such opinions were cast on the rocks by discussions this past week at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
James McFarlin's picture
The overall industry tone of caution around active defenses may be calibrated to defuse the notion rather than taking the argument, buying time for other alternatives to surface.
James McFarlin's picture
Does a dangerous threat lie with ISIS’s possible use of cyber weapons against American critical infrastructure, financial system or other targets? Will such attacks be attempted and do the capabilities exist within ISIS to do so?
James McFarlin's picture
Creative disruption, where a paradigm shift in thinking replaces an existing order, may be an elusive concept but its power as a driving force of human behavior cannot be denied.
James McFarlin's picture
One can only hope our nation’s alarm clocks wake up and stir our national leaders’ imaginations before a cyber incident of the magnitude of 9/11 results in the need for a “Cyber Strikes Commission Report.”
Tal Be'ery's picture
Defenders should use their "Strategic Depth" to mitigate attacks not on the perimeter but deeper within their network where they can leverage on their strategic advantage.
Jeffrey Carr's picture
The term “Tipping Point” is controversial because it has been so widely misused and loosely applied; two abuses that I often see in the cyber security marketplace.
Eric Knapp's picture
Enemy infrastructure is and always has been an important military target. The difference is that with increasingly automated and connected infrastructure, the ability for an enemy to target these systems digitally has increased, putting these systems at greater risk.
Mark Hatton's picture
I believe that no other nation can match the capabilities of the United States military, but at the same time, matching the level of resources and investment in cyber being made by nation states such as China could prove impossible.
Danelle Au's picture
The building blocks for a robust cybersecurity strategy are not uniquely different from security requirements for a traditional enterprise...