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Companies are making cybersecurity a greater priority

Companies are making cybersecurity a greater priority

Companies are spending increasing amounts on cybersecurity tools, but aren’t convinced their data is truly secure and many chief information security officers believe that attackers are gaining on their defenses, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Charting the future […]


The ever-evolving cyber threat to planes

The ever-evolving cyber threat to planes

Hackers and cyber-terrorists present an ever-evolving threat to airlines, with experts constantly testing for new vulnerabilities — including the fear that drones could be used to throw a plane off course. Most agree hacking a plane would be a near-impossible […]


US Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

US Army to focus on cyber strategy in tactical environments

The Army is analyzing cyberspace requirements and outlining potential technical investments based on its Cyber Materiel Development Strategy, released in February 2015. Doctrinal, operational, acquisition and research and development communities, for Army materiel development, worked together for more than two […]


Russian hackers infiltrated Pentagon network: US

Russian hackers infiltrated Pentagon network: US

Russian hackers were able to access an unclassified Pentagon computer network earlier this year, US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said Thursday. “We quickly identified the compromise and had a team of incident responders hunting down the intruders within 24 […]


US military not ready to wage digital attack: official

US military not ready to wage digital attack: official

The US military is well equipped to defend the country against cyberattacks but is not yet ready to wage digital warfare, a senior defense official told lawmakers on Tuesday. The military’s cyber command, created in 2009, lacks the means to […]


Singapore Telecom to buy US cybersecurity firm for $810 mn

Singapore Telecom to buy US cybersecurity firm for $810 mn

Singapore Telecom (Singtel) said Wednesday it will buy almost all of US cybersecurity firm Trustwave for $810 million, saying it was looking to become “a global player” in the sector. Southeast Asia’s biggest telecom firm by revenue said it will […]


South Korea accuses North of cyber-attacks on nuclear plants

South Korea accuses North of cyber-attacks on nuclear plants

South Korea’s government accused North Korea Tuesday of carrying out cyber-attacks last December on its nuclear power plant operator, describing them as a provocation which threatened people’s lives and safety. “We condemn North Korea’s persistent cyber-terror targeting our country and […]


US, South Korean air forces sharpen cyberspace defense

US, South Korean air forces sharpen cyberspace defense

Attacks, counter-attacks, bombs, rescues, evacuations and logistics are all elements of conflict. For the participants of Key Resolve 2015 (KR15), these actions and other important elements of combat come through a buzzing hard drive rather than from a physical foe. […]


Cybercom Chief: Cyber Threats Blur Roles, Relationships

Cybercom Chief: Cyber Threats Blur Roles, Relationships

Over five years of U.S. Cyber Command operations, global movement of threat activity through cyberspace has blurred roles and relationships among government agencies, as well as between the public and private sectors and the real and virtual worlds, the Cybercom […]


Newly found online security flaw stems from 1990s

Newly found online security flaw stems from 1990s

A newly discovered Internet security flaw could leave many websites vulnerable to hackers because of weak US encryption standards in the 1990s, researchers said Tuesday. The flaw dubbed “FREAK” could leave thousands of websites open to attacks if the problem […]


 
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