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Former Air Force intelligence officer, Monica Elfriede Witt, has been charged with providing secret U.S. information to the Iranian government. [Read More]
Beijing calls the latest US warning against using Huawei equipment "groundless", as the Chinese telecom giant faces espionage fears in a growing number of countries. [Read More]
Russian lawmakers on backed a bill that could cut off the country's internet traffic from servers abroad which critics say is a step towards censorship and possibly an isolated network like in North Korea. [Read More]
United States senators have voiced concerns over the use of foreign-made Virtual Private Network (VPN) applications within the Department of Homeland Security. [Read More]
NATO has opened its annual Defense Innovation Challenge and invites proposals on solutions to support NATO's command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) and cyber capabilities. [Read More]
Huawei's top executive in Europe brushed off Western critics and defended the company's track record against accusations that it could serve as front for Chinese spying. [Read More]
Google says two of the vulnerabilities patched by Apple this week with the release of iOS 12.1.4 are zero-days that have been exploited in the wild. [Read More]
The China-linked cyberspy group known as APT10 has targeted a US law firm, a major Norwegian MSP, and an international apparel company in an extended cyber-espionage campaign. [Read More]
Foreign meddling and hacking attempts had "no material impact" on the US midterm congressional elections 2018, according to a high-level review by the Justice and Homeland Security Departments. [Read More]
The US intelligence community’s latest worldwide threat assessment warns that Russia and China are capable of disrupting critical infrastructure and Iran is not far behind. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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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.
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.”