Microsoft has published a paper that proposes a series of recommended 'norms' of good industry behavior in cyberspace, along with proposing a public-private body to attribute severe cyber attacks. [Read More]
The US military is wary of cutting Internet connections to Islamic State strongholds such as Raqa in Syria, even though the Pentagon is waging cyber-war against the jihadists, officials said. [Read More]
North Korean hackers managed to steal thousands of records from private firms and state agencies in the South including defense industry information and files from Korean Air, Seoul police said. [Read More]
Microsoft has detailed some of the steps it is taking to combat terrorism online, which include removing terrorist content from its services and partnering with others to meet the challenges presented by terrorists’ use of the Internet. [Read More]
The "Suckfly group" has launched attacks against government and commercial organizations in numerous countries, but the primary targets appear to be individuals and organizations located in India. [Read More]
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.
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?
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.”
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.
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.