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US, China hold ‘frank’ talks on hacking, maritime row

US, China hold ‘frank’ talks on hacking, maritime row

Top US and Chinese officials were set to join “candid” talks Tuesday on the “complicated but consequential” ties between the world’s two leading economies, with maritime disputes and cyber hacking high on the agenda. About 400 Chinese officials have converged […]


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 says data on four million government staff hacked

US says data on four million government staff hacked

The US government on Thursday admitted hackers accessed the personal data of at least four million current and former federal employees, in a vast cyber-attack suspected to have originated in China. “As a result of the incident,” uncovered in April, […]


Carter Unveils New DOD Cyber Strategy In Silicon Valley

Carter Unveils New DOD Cyber Strategy In Silicon Valley

Defense Secretary Ash Carter today unveiled the Defense Department’s second cyber strategy to guide the development of DoD’s cyber forces and to strengthen its cyber defenses and its posture on cyber deterrence. Carter discussed the new strategy — an update […]


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 […]


White House says classified systems not hacked

White House says classified systems not hacked

US officials insisted Tuesday that a cyber attack late last year did not compromise White House classified systems, but refused to confirm reports Russia was behind the breach. “There was an event last year,” said deputy national security advisor Ben […]


DoD warns troops, families to be cyber-crime smart

DoD warns troops, families to be cyber-crime smart

The Department of Defense, or DoD, employees and their families should be vigilant when guarding personal and work information from expanding cyber-criminal activity, and to know how to recognize scammer tactics, the department’s chief information officer said. Terry A. Halvorsen […]


 
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