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Chinese President Xi Jinping rejected allegations that Beijing supports commercial cyber theft, labeling the practice a crime that should be punished under law.
F-Secure has summed up the evidence showing that the Russian government is behind MiniDuke, CosmicDuke and the other Duke malware.
On October 6, 2015, Suits and Spooks will host a unique invite-only event in the “Wine Cave” at the exclusive Wingtip Club in San Francisco.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said there may be more cyber operations that will change or manipulate electronic information in order to compromise its accuracy and reliability.
A zero-day vulnerability in a popular South Korean word processor leveraged to deliver backdoor. The prime suspect is North Korea.
President Obama and China's Xi Jinping will meet amid global financial unease and with mounting US disquiet about Beijing's behavior in cyberspace and on the high seas.
The United States is drawing up economic sanctions to target Chinese firms and individuals that profited from cyber attacks on American targets.
A jihadist hacker who was killed this week in a US air strike in Syria was actively recruiting Islamic State sympathizers to carry out lone wolf attacks in the west, the Pentagon said Friday.
The United States is confident of having killed Junaid Hussain, a top Islamic State cyber hacker and recruiter in a drone strike in Syria this week, US authorities said Thursday.
President Barack Obama will send his national security advisor Susan Rice to Beijing this week, hoping to work through tensions over cyber attacks, the South China Sea and financial turmoil ahead of Xi Jinping's visit to Washington.

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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...