Attackers hacking into American computer networks appear to be leaving "cyber fingerprints" to send a message that critical systems are vulnerable, Admiral Michael Rogers, director of the NSA and head of US Cyber Command, said Thursday.
Industry professionals applauded the steps by the White House to promote cyber threat information sharing, but an executive order can only go so far and more is needed than just information sharing to combat sophisticated cyber attacks, experts said.
UK-based Semiconductor technology firm ARM Ltd. announced on Monday that PolarSSL, the open source Transport Layer Security (TLS) solution for software and embedded devices, has been rebranded as “ARM mbed TLS”.
When vendors and individuals attempt to keep threat intelligence private, they limit the ability of the entire group to identify and mitigate new threats as they are developed and launched against organizations.
While individual products and technologies are important weapons, they operate in a silo and lose sight of the bigger picture. The reality is that you can’t just rely on a single defense or a silver bullet.