List/Grid Tag Archives: cyber warfare

How to Become a Cyber Warrior: Thoughts from MITRE, Raytheon Officials

How to Become a Cyber Warrior: Thoughts from MITRE, Raytheon Officials

With the rising need for cybersecurity comes the increasing need for cyber professionals to protect the nation’s smart grid from adversaries. But how to become one? There are several options,… Read more »

Global Cyber War Could Be 'Worse Than a Tsunami'

Global Cyber War Could Be 'Worse Than a Tsunami'

International cyberwar would be “worse than a tsunami” and should be avoided by a global cybersecurity peace treaty, said the head of the International Telecommunications Union Hamadoun Touré. Touré, who… Read more »

Pakistan Lacks Laws to Combat Cyber Terrorism

Pakistan Lacks Laws to Combat Cyber Terrorism

Pakistan currently has no law to combat cyber terrorism as the Prevention of Electronic Crime Ordinance introduced in February 2009 is no more functional after completing its constitutional life, according… Read more »

Roger Anderson of Applied Signal Technology: Current Security Appliances Not Much Defense against Nation-State Hackers

Roger Anderson of Applied Signal Technology: Current Security Appliances Not Much Defense against Nation-State Hackers

Roger Anderson has been involved in intelligence-related activities his entire career. In the 1980s, he worked on Department of Defense TIARA programs while at the Georgia Tech Research Institute. He… Read more »

Naval Academy Plans $100M Cyber-Warfare Education Center

Naval Academy Plans $100M Cyber-Warfare Education Center

The Naval Academy is planning on building a $100 million cyber-warfare education center in Annapolis, Md., to give midshipmen full training in cyber warfare, top officials said yesterday. Navy Times… Read more »

BAE Looks to Attract Government Cyber Contracts

BAE Looks to Attract Government Cyber Contracts

As cybersecurity grows in importance, and the dearth of skilled cyber professionals working in government is accentuated, the government is turning more and more to the private sector to provide… Read more »

"It doesn’t matter how you define cyberwar," says Amit Yoran

"It doesn’t matter how you define cyberwar," says Amit Yoran

A central debate in recent months has been over the issue of cyber warfare and whether or not one is occurring presently. Mike McConnell, currently of Booz Allen and former… Read more »

"Joint forces will conduct globally-ranging cyber warfare," says USJFCOM

"Joint forces will conduct globally-ranging cyber warfare," says USJFCOM

Yesterday, the U.S. Joint Forces Command released the Joint Operating Environment 2010 report. The report details the future nature of the operational environment and how it will influence the function… Read more »

Michael Chertoff on the Lessons from Cyber ShockWave

Michael Chertoff on the Lessons from Cyber ShockWave

Back in February, the BiPartisan Policy Center hosted a mock cyber wargame called “Cyber ShockWave,” which examined how the U.S. would respond to a cyber attack. Former DHS Secretary Michael… Read more »

China Claims US Has 'Cyber Army' and 'Hacker Brigade'

China Claims US Has 'Cyber Army' and 'Hacker Brigade'

Since the cyber attacks against Google earlier this month, China and the United States have engaged in a “war of words: over cyberspace policy. Over the weekend, China accused the… Read more »

Core Competencies for Federal Cyber Security Consulting in 2010

Core Competencies for Federal Cyber Security Consulting in 2010

While recently attending a seminar for security professionals at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School, I happened upon “Benjamin Franklin’s Way,” a newly constructed campus walkway incorporating a collection of… Read more »

Cyber Warfare, What Is It?

Cyber Warfare, What Is It?

In a report recently published by McAfee, researchers examined the concept of cyber warfare, highlighting a number of nations are actively preparing for war in cyberspace. As the United States… Read more »

July 4th Cyber Attacks: North Korea? Doubtful. Britain? Maybe

July 4th Cyber Attacks: North Korea? Doubtful. Britain? Maybe

The US government has yet to even acknowledge that there was a denial of service attack on government websites as well as private entities such as the New York Stock Exchange… Read more »

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