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Many organizations in Ukraine targeted in a campaign that shares some similarities with Operation Groundbait [Read More]
Cyber espionage group with ties to Iran and Shamoon attacks targets organizations in Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia [Read More]
IBM researchers believe Shamoon used macro-enabled documents and PowerShell scripts to infect victims [Read More]
Donald Trump has vowed to improve cyber attack defense, but security experts at the RSA Conference say a fractious domestic and international political landscape could hamstring efforts to improve internet security. [Read More]
Russia-linked threat group APT28 (aka Pawn Storm, Fancy Bear and Sofacy) created a Mac version of its X-Agent Trojan [Read More]
Italy's foreign ministry was attacked by hackers last year, a diplomatic source said, amid reports that Russia could be to blame. [Read More]
Cyber espionage group linked to Iran uses Mac malware named MacDownloader to steal data from infected devices [Read More]
Turla-linked threat group targeted the websites of ministries, embassies and other organizations from around the world in reconnaissance campaign [Read More]
NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE), based in Tallinn Estonia, has published 'Tallinn Manual 2.0 on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Operations.' [Read More]
Norway's foreign ministry, army and other institutions were targeted in a recent cyberattack by a group suspected of ties to Russian authorities, Norwegian intelligence -- which was among the targets. [Read More]

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Josh Lefkowitz's picture
It’s critical to recognize that there will always be virtual ways in which terrorists and other criminals can create threats that no border process or physical security program can stop.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Thomas Rid, Professor in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, joins the podcast to discuss the lack of nuance in the crypto debate and the future of global cyber conflict.
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.