Items Tagged with "Cyberwar"
July 08, 2010 Added by:Theresa Payton
Cyber war is not limited necessarily just between countries, as Google found out earlier this year. Countries have the ability to attack private companies, which could cause power outages, massive financial theft, or the loss of private information of millions of people...
June 17, 2010 Added by:Ron Lepofsky
Last night Pres Obama made a speech to the nation about the BP oil spill. One of his three central points dealt with preventing a future oil spill disaster. Today the President told BP to allocate billions of dollars to reimburse those who suffered as the result of BP’s oil spill. Perhaps now is the time to take similar action and allocate funds and sticks to pr...
June 16, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon
In 2001 Ralph Bendrath, a German cyber security writer and researcher, wrote a report that dug into the efficacy of the use of the term cyberwar. His report is remarkable in that most of what he covers ten years ago represents today’s state of affairs.
May 03, 2010 Added by:Roman Zeltser
Internet users in China aged below 25 spend on average 50 percent of their leisure time online, according to this survey. Those surveyed in China demonstrated high levels of social media activity. Nearly 9 out of 10 Chinese respondents indicated that they actively read or contribute to blogs and 85 percent said they participate in chat rooms.
April 29, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon
Today’s hearing on the nominations of Keith Alexander to head CYBERCOM (and Admiral Winnfield to head NORAD and NORTHCOM) were the first time that operational responsibilities of CYBERCOM have been discussed in a public forum.
April 27, 2010 Added by:Roman Zeltser
The terms "cyber terrorism" or "information warfare" are derived from political agendas of those who rule the countries or from global conglomerates and large corporations that don't hesitate to use any possible measures to achieve their goal. The information age gave us not only sophisticated computer equipment, software, and gadgets but also something that many of u...
April 21, 2010 Added by:Marjorie Morgan
More information on the ISA's analysis of the economic impact of cybersecurity issues can be found in a new publication from the ISA and the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), The Financial Management of Cyber Risk: An Implementation Framework for CFOs.
April 21, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon
Perhaps in response to rather vocal criticism of his frantic warnings about cyberwar, Mike McConnell, retired Navy Admiral and one time Director of National Intelligence, published a position piece in The Washington Post. He draws on the Cold War to support his thesis that the US must do more to counter cyber threats. Here is my take on his comments.
April 08, 2010 Added by:Richard Stiennon
Senators Rockefeller and Snowe have formulated a new Cybersecurity bill that they describe in today’s Wall Street Journal. (Use Google news to get to the full article.) The Bill as proposed will be very disruptive to the operations of every business and will do essentially nothing to prepare the US for cyberwar.