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    Nathaniel Fick: Encourage Innovation to Secure Military Systems From Cyberwarfare

    Nathaniel Fick, chief executive of software and security solutions company Endgame, agrees with U.S. military officials and other cyber industry leaders that with the continued use of ever-evolving information and communications technology comes the threat of cyberwarfare, the Army News Service reported Monday. Fick and colleagues highlighted this vulnerability during a panel discussion at the […] More

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    Deloitte Outlook Report Sees Shift in Military Spending, National Security Policies

    Deloitte's latest Global Defense Outlook report has examined the major shifts in economies to military spending and noted a new framework that sees countries with the best adoption strategies as the most likely to thrive, Fedscoop reported Monday. Dan Verton writes that according to the study, a restructuring of national security policies is underway as […] More

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    Chinese Cyberwarfare Capabilities Under Observation

    An annual Department of Defense report on Chinese military activies, released Aug. 24, warns that China’s cyberwarfare capabilities are growing.  The release of this report coincided with reports that the Chinese military may have acknowledged enabling cyber attacks in a documentary broadcast on state television. An official broadcast on China Central Television included six seconds of […] More

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    Obama Signs Orders Detailing Cyberwar Guidelines

    President Barack Obama has signed executive orders that spell out to what extent military commanders worldwide can use cyber attacks and other web-based operations against adversaries, The Associated Press reports. Signed more than a month ago, the orders outline some of the cyber capabilities — including planting a virus or launching a cyber attack  — […] More

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    China: We Must Accelerate Steps to Make a Strong Cyber Army

    China must enhance its cyberwarfare capabilities to counter a Pentagon push, the country’s top military newspaper said yesterday, following allegations that Beijing may be behind a series of cyber attacks on Lockheed Martin and other defense contractors, Reuters reports. Countering the accusations against China, a report published in the official newspaper of the People’s Liberation […] More

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    McAfee CSO Predicts New Cold War in Cyber Domain, 'Hackers for Hire'

    Although the Cold War between the United States and Russia ended two decades ago, a former counterintelligence specialist says a new conflict between the United States and China together with North Korea has emerged in cyberspace. McAfee Chief Security Officer Brett Wahlin, an ex-NATO counterintelligence agent, told Computerworld Australia the RSA token hack earlier this […] More

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    Pentagon Deems Cyber Attack an Act of Warfare

    The Pentagon has concluded that cyber attacks by foreign hackers can be classified as an act of war, The Wall Street Journal reports. Citing three officials who had seen the Pentagon’s soon-to-be-released cyber strategy, WSJ said the plan would maintain that the current international rules of armed conflict are relevant in cyberspace. The Pentagon aims […] More

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    Cyberwarfare: Disappointment or Opportunity?

    Forbes pulled the rug out from under cyber contractors this week with an op-ed speculating cyberwarfare will prove to be a financial disappointment. The article makes some convincing points, but many contractors are banking on author Loren Thompson of Lexington Institute on being wrong. The crux of the problem seems to be cyberwarfare is a […] More

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    Cyber Warfare Creates New Opportunities in Middle East

    The United States and the United Kingdom have had much-publicized increases in cybersecurity. Other nations are also following suit, particularly in the Middle East. The United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia are increasing the amount of funds available to strengthen their cybersecurity. “It is a dynamic place to watch,” said David Fitzpatrick, a managing director […] More

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