List/Grid Tag Archives: cyber warfare

Majority of Americans Aware of Cyber Threats to National Security

Majority of Americans Aware of Cyber Threats to National Security

According to a recent poll, more than half of Americans believe the United States should authorize cyber attacks against other countries when necessary. 60 Minutes and Vanity Fair questioned 1,045… Read more »

New Dictionary Defines Cyber Concepts

New Dictionary Defines Cyber Concepts

If there is anything cyber experts, media and Congress all struggle with when discussing cyberspace, it is the definitions of key concepts in that realm. Now, a U.S.-Russian initiative is… Read more »

Cyber Commander: US Has No Manpower, Authority to Fight Cyber Attack on Homeland, Allies

Cyber Commander: US Has No Manpower, Authority to Fight Cyber Attack on Homeland, Allies

The U.S. military lacks educated cyber warriors and the legal authorities it needs to respond to a cyber attack on the nation or its allies, and a crisis would quickly… Read more »

James Clapper: China's Cyber Warfare Capabilities 'Formidable Concern' to US

James Clapper: China's Cyber Warfare Capabilities 'Formidable Concern' to US

China’s growing capabilities in cyber warfare and intelligence gathering are a “formidable concern” to the United States, the intelligence director told a Senate panel yesterday. Testifying before the Senate Armed… Read more »

Kelly Collins of Fortify Software: Possible Creation of Cyber Weapon 'Significant Concern'

Kelly Collins of Fortify Software: Possible Creation of Cyber Weapon 'Significant Concern'

President of Fortify Software Public Sector, an HP company, Kelly Collins has a mantra for software security: Find, fix and (from the title of her firm) fortify. For too long,… Read more »

Air Force Official: Yes to Retaliation in Cyberspace

Air Force Official: Yes to Retaliation in Cyberspace

The Air Force’s top officer is a proponent of taking an offensive stance and attacking foreign-based computer systems if the strikes support the overall cyber mission. Air Force Times reported… Read more »

CACI's Dr. Jack London on WikiLeaks, the Insider Threat and Defining Cyber War

CACI's Dr. Jack London on WikiLeaks, the Insider Threat and Defining Cyber War

In the wake of the WikiLeaks disclosures that tarnished American diplomatic relations and highlighted the issue of the insider threat, many wondered whether leaks can ever be stopped. CACI International… Read more »

SPAWAR Officer: US Navy Lacks Tools to Nab Cyber Crooks

SPAWAR Officer: US Navy Lacks Tools to Nab Cyber Crooks

Detecting cyber threats against the Defense Department networks and deleting them from military systems remains problematic because program managers cannot acquire tools and infrastructure fast enough, says a program manager… Read more »

Report: Boosted Cyber Defense Won't Scare Hackers

Report: Boosted Cyber Defense Won't Scare Hackers

Although military cyber weaponry will become customary this century, it will unlikely prevent attacks by hacktivists and criminal gangs, and could easily be used for state-sponsored cyber attacks instead, according… Read more »

Report: Most Americans Support Internet 'Kill Switch'

Report: Most Americans Support Internet 'Kill Switch'

More than half of Americans have said the president should be able to shut down portions of the Internet in the event of a cyber attack, according to research conducted… Read more »

Lynn: Cyber Has Become Latest Domain of Warfare

Lynn: Cyber Has Become Latest Domain of Warfare

With the standup of the U.S. Cyber Command in May and last week’s agreement between the departments of defense and homeland security to collaborate to boost cybersecurity, DoD is ready… Read more »

William Lynn: Cyber Warfare Unavoidable in the Near Future

William Lynn: Cyber Warfare Unavoidable in the Near Future

Any large, future clash will “almost certainly” include aspects of cyber warfare–a threat that reaches far beyond military operations and into the core of the U.S. economy, said Deputy Defense… Read more »

Panda Security, Brazilian Army Join Forces to Fight Cyber Terrorism

Panda Security, Brazilian Army Join Forces to Fight Cyber Terrorism

In an effort to fight cyber terrorism in Brazil, Panda Security has signed an agreement to support the training of the Brazilian Army’s operational agents engaged in the battle against… Read more »

Let the Cyber-War Games Begin: DHS Kicks Off Cyber Storm III to Test Internet Preparedness

Let the Cyber-War Games Begin: DHS Kicks Off Cyber Storm III to Test Internet Preparedness

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano yesterday announced the launch of Cyber Storm III—a three-day long, DHS-sponsored drill that aims to examine the nation’s response capabilities in the event… Read more »

CYBERCOM Chief: America Must Secure the Internet, Safeguard Citizens’ Privacy Online

CYBERCOM Chief: America Must Secure the Internet, Safeguard Citizens’ Privacy Online

As the federal government ups the ante against cyber adversaries, the civilian and military officials leading those efforts are committed to adopting meaningful measures to protect citizens’ privacy, National Security… Read more »

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