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Facebook shut down more than 30 fake pages and accounts involved in what appeared to be a "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button social issues ahead of November midterm US elections. [Read More]
The DHS has launched The National Risk Management Center, a joint center housed within DHS that will enable the private sector and government to collaborate and devise solutions to reduce risk to critical infrastructure. [Read More]
Researchers discovered two Pastebin posts that could provide more clues about the massive breach that resulted in the health records of 1.5 million Singaporeans getting stolen [Read More]
Symantec details Leafminer, a relatively new cyber espionage campaign linked to Iran. Attackers target governments and other organizations in the Middle East [Read More]
Cyberattacks in Finland spiked in the days prior to the July 16 meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. [Read More]
U.S. Justice Department’s Cyber-Digital Task Force publishes first report, covering the threat to elections, cybercrime schemes, FBI’s role in incident response, and cyber personnel recruitment [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on the U.S. indicting 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking the Democratic Party in an effort to interfere in the 2016 presidential election [Read More]
President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin. [Read More]
Blackgear cyberespionage campaign, known to target Taiwan, South Korea and Japan, resurfaces with improved malware that abuses social media sites (including Facebook) for C&C communications [Read More]
Trump's apparent concessions to Putin over the election controversy drew stinging condemnation from across the political divide. [Read More]

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Galina Antova's picture
We must recognize industrial cyberattacks as tactics in a new form of “economic warfare” being waged between nation-states to gain economic and political advantage without having to pay the price of open combat.
Oliver Rochford's picture
The lifting of certain sanctions may provide an alternative incentive to limit certain types of cyberwar activity.
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.