Blog Posts Tagged with "Cyber Security"


European Commission supports research on Cyber security

November 28, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

Cyber security is considered a primary target for every governments, the increase of cyber criminal activities, state-sponsored operations and the rise of hacktivism requires the use of additional resources to counteract these phenomena...

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Four Turning Points in Cybersecurity History

November 18, 2012 Added by:Tripwire Inc

Enterprises adopted reputable standards for secure configurations, and implemented repeatable practices for creating secure infrastructure. This shift dramatically reduced the attack surface of enterprises, greatly increasing the difficulty of achieving a successful attack...

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Joining hands against cybercrime in Africa

November 08, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

Concerned over rising threats online, Cyber security agents in Africa are taking a proactive step by collaborating with global network-security experts to curb cybercriminal activities on the continent, where they will share information and technical know-how...

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US Cyber Security Direction

November 07, 2012 Added by:Jayson Wylie

President Obama stated an Executive Order to be instilled which may be in a better direction but nothing definitive or out yet nor am I expecting a solid direction or hitting upon the finer notes in the short term. Let’s not kid ourselves. Having a point-of-presence on the Internet is dangerous...

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Industrial Control System Security: A Reliability Issue?

November 06, 2012 Added by:Larry Karisny

Cyber Security Expert Joe Weiss has spearheaded the ICS Cyber Security Conference for 12 years and when he calls in the troops, the best come to serve. Last month’s conference held at Old Dominion University's Virginia Modeling Analysis and Simulation Center -- VMASC in Suffolk, Va. -- was no different...

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Cybersecurity Matters in The Election

November 05, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano

Whomever is elected president will face an unknown unseen digital enemy unlike any other president has seen in history. Think before you click. Know who’s on the other side of that instant message. What you say or do in cyberspace stays in cyberspace — for many to see, steal and use against you or your government...

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Canada´s audit on cyber threats to national critical infrastructure

October 25, 2012 Added by:Stefano Mele

The Office of the Auditor General of the Canada revealed in an audit made public October 23 that "the cyber threat environment is evolving more rapidly than the Canada government´s ability to keep pace"...

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Paying Lip Service (Mostly) to User Education

October 24, 2012 Added by:Fergal Glynn

The connection between improved security and user education is so well-established as to be almost axiomatic. Better technology, coding practices and testing can only accomplish so much. So what’s being done about the dearth of solid user education?

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Impressive Speaker Lineup Announced for TECHEXPO Cyber Security Event

October 23, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

"Our team is extremely pleased with the high caliber, diversity and expertise of the confirmed speakers we have secured for this event. Having such a dynamic lineup of highly respected industry professionals to share their knowledge and inspire those seeking employment..."

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Dutch Govt Expresses Intent To Draft New Cybercrime Legislation

October 17, 2012 Added by:Matthijs R. Koot

On October 15th 2012, the Dutch Minister of Security & Justice (Ivo Opstelten) sent this letter to the Dutch parliament expressing intentions to draft new cybercrime legislation in the Netherlands. Here is my Dutch-to-English translation of the entire letter...

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The Cyber Money Train

October 15, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding

Anything to do with Cyber equates to a lot of money. One estimate for CY 2012 was $13 Billion being budgeted for cybersecurity just for the US government. One study I read predicted we would need to increase spending by up to 1,800 percent. That, ladies and gentlemen, is a big chunk of change...

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Secretary of Defense Panetta on U.S. Cyber Capabilities

October 15, 2012 Added by:Plagiarist Paganini

Panetta has warned of cyber attacks against critical infrastructure and that opponents are increasing their cyber capabilities and represent a serious menace. The words used last Thursday are very strong: The US is in a “pre-9/11 moment,” referring to a possible series of cyber attacks...

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The Derecho Named Cyber

October 10, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding

The discussions we had back in the mid-90s are still ongoing, we still don’t have a proper information sharing cybersecurity bill and people still don’t trust the government to maintain their privacy. Please, members of congress and business leaders, work on cybersecurity as if our lives depend on it...

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I’m Mad as Hell about an Executive Order on Cybersecurity

October 07, 2012 Added by:Joel Harding

And as much as you might not care, if President Obama signs an Executive Order on cybersecurity, it will set the de facto standards that we all must live with. You’ll share the data and you’ll have to live with the standards...

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Cyber War: Fact from Fiction in the shadow of the Tallinn Manual

October 04, 2012 Added by:Rafal Los

Are we involved in open cyber warfare? Definitely not. We are definitely involved in a Cold War style set of guerilla incursions aimed at strategic assets for espionage or financial damage. This hasn't yet moved direct confrontation - but that may simply be a matter of time...

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Is a Communist or Totalitarian System Preferable in the Internet Age?

October 03, 2012 Added by:Doug DePeppe

In the West, we tout the openness of the Internet. Many attribute the Internet as playing a major part in the Arab Spring. The dark underbelly of the Internet, however, is that all this connectivity allows bad actors to connect to any target he desires...

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