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A new report from Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC) detailed cyber strategy intends to reform how the government is currently organized to manage security threats. [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) was targeted with a DDoS attack on Sunday, but the attack failed to cause disruption. [Read More]
Facebook and Twitter revealed evidence suggesting that Russian efforts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election are getting more sophisticated and harder to detect. [Read More]
The Russia-linked threat group known as Turla was observed using two new pieces of malware in its attacks. [Read More]
The United States, United Kingdom and Estonia accused Russia’s military intelligence of conducting cyber attacks against the Georgian government and media websites in an attempt “to sow discord and disrupt the lives of ordinary Georgians.” [Read More]
MoleRATs, a politically-motivated threat actor apparently linked to the Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas, has expanded its target list to include insurance and retail industries. [Read More]
Chinese cybersecurity firm Qihoo 360 says a CIA hacking group conducted a cyberespionage operation targeting China’s critical industries for over a decade. [Read More]
Threat actors linked to China increasingly targeted the telecommunications sector in 2019, according to endpoint security firm CrowdStrike. [Read More]
Foreign actors continue to attempt to interfere with the election process, multiple United States departments and agencies warned in a joint statement released ahead of Tuesday’s presidential primaries. [Read More]
The Democratic National Committee has warned its presidential candidates to be cautious after Bernie Sanders’ campaign reported that an “impersonator” with a domain registered overseas had posed as one of its staffers and sought conversations with members of at least two other campaigns. [Read More]

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Gunter Ollmann's picture
While global corporations have been targeted by Iran-linked threat actors, the escalating tensions in recent weeks will inevitably bring more repercussions as tools and tactics change with new strategic goals.
Justin Fier's picture
Against the ongoing backdrop of cyber conflict between nation states and escalating warnings from the Department of Homeland Security, critical infrastructure is becoming a central target for threat actors.
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.