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Google has finally enabled end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for the Messages app in Android but the privacy-enhancing tool remains somewhat limited. [Read More]
General Manager of the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) John Lambert recently keynoted the SecurityWeek threat-intelligence summit where he called for a more collaborative approach to information sharing in cybersecurity. [Read More]
Identity management provider Elisity closes Series A funding to help scale and meet demand for its cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform. [Read More]
Following a major software supply chain compromise that exposed data for several major companies, CodeCov plans to kill off the Bash Uploader tool that was responsible for the breach. [Read More]
After a major restructuring earlier this year, Akamai hands security leadership reins to 15-year cybersecurity veteran Dr Boaz Gelbord. [Read More]
The Group of Seven (G7) has asked Russia to take action against those who conduct ransomware attacks and other cybercrimes. [Read More]
Volkswagen Group of America discloses a data breach that exposed customer names, email and mailing addresses, and phone numbers, as well as details about purchased vehicles. [Read More]
Recorded Future launches an in-house initiative that sets aside $20 million to invest in seed-stage and Series A startups in the nascent threat-intelligence space. [Read More]
Italy has created a national cybersecurity agency following warnings by Prime Minister Mario Draghi that Europe needed to protect itself from Russian "interference." [Read More]
CrowdStrike warns that SonicWall patches released in 2019 do not properly address a vulnerability in the company’s Secure Remote Access (SRA) devices. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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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.