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"Admiral Rogers is a terrific patriot and has served this country well in a number of positions," Obama said at a press conference in Peru. [Read More]
The Defense Department and broader US government intelligence community have urged President Barack Obama to fire National Security Agency chief Admiral Michael Rogers, US media reported Saturday. [Read More]
Russian cyber attacks on US political and commercial targets been "curtailed" since Washington publicly accused Moscow, US intelligence chief James Clapper said. [Read More]
US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper has submitted his resignation, stepping down as President-elect Donald Trump begins to assemble his new administration. [Read More]
The prolific Carbanak crime group has recently zoned in on the hospitality sector and adopted a new attack methodology, Trustwave security researchers warn. [Read More]
Just hours after Donald Trump was elected president, researchers spotted post-election themed attacks aimed at US think tanks and NGOs [Read More]
Pawn Storm/APT28 threat group ramped up attacks after researchers discovered their Windows and Flash Player zero-day exploits [Read More]
Chancellor Angela Merkel said Russia could try to influence Germany's general elections next year through cyber attacks or disinformation campaigns. [Read More]
Moscow wants Washington to explain recent reports that the U.S. military has hacked into Russia’s critical systems [Read More]
UK Finance minister Philip Hammond unveiled a £1.9 billion ($2.3 billion, 2.1 billion euro) National Cyber Security Strategy designed to "strike back" against states hacking into strategic networks. [Read More]

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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.
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.