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Iran accused Israel on Monday of launching a failed cyber attack against its communications systems. [Read More]
US spending on intelligence has soared under President Donald Trump, as the government stepped up cyber warfare activities and boosted spying on North Korea, China and Russia. [Read More]
The New America think tank has put forward a proposal for a United States Cybersecurity Civilian Corps, with the formation of a 25,000-strong volunteer force of cybersecurity personnel to cover the whole United States. [Read More]
United States says Chinese spies recruited hackers and insiders to steal sensitive information from aerospace and tech companies [Read More]
A year before federal prosecutors accused Maria Butina of operating as a secret agent for the Russian government, she was a graduate student at American University working on a sensitive project involving cybersecurity. [Read More]
Recorded Future concludes that North Korea's Kim regime has "developed a model for using and exploiting the internet that is unique -- it is a nation run like a criminal syndicate." [Read More]
The development of the Triton/Trisis ICS malware was supported by a research institute backed by the Russian government, FireEye says [Read More]
Kaspersky Lab researchers have analyzed DarkPulsar, another exploit supposedly stolen from the NSA-linked Equation Group [Read More]
EU leaders on Thursday condemned the attempted hack on the global chemical weapons watchdog and vowed to step up the bloc's efforts to tackle cyber attacks [Read More]
A cyber espionage group named GreyEnergy, linked by researchers to Russia's BlackEnergy, has been targeting energy and transportation companies in Ukraine and other countries [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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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.