Items Tagged with "Cyber Warfare"


Cyber Warfare Analysis - You're Doing It Wrong

March 14, 2011 Added by:J. Oquendo

Forget about what is coming into and what is leaving your network. The goal: Quit trying to get people to STOP knocking on your door, focus on getting your people to stop wasting time and resources in ANSWERING the door when they know by this point in time there will be no-one there...

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Cyber Warfare Semantics - Can't We All Just Get Along?

March 13, 2011 Added by:Don Eijndhoven

Cyber Warfare is a fringe area. Information Security is poorly understood by the mainstream populace, a fact well evidenced by the digital exhibitionism taking place on the various social networking sites. In fact, it is even poorly understood within the IT sector itself...

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Dr. InfoSec's Quotes of the Week (015)

March 06, 2011 Added by:Christophe Veltsos

Who said: "Recent information security breaches reflect a worrying trend of very targeted hacking. Hackers have business heads in their sights as it gives them access to the most sensitive information... Information security attacks are a very real threat..."?

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Cyberterrorism - As Seen On TV

March 01, 2011 Added by:J. Oquendo

The fact is, cyberterrorism is such an overrated term with no definitive rhyme or reason and it seems that anyone who uses antivirus software nowadays can call themselves a security expert, spread a rumor, embed the term terrorism and cause more damage than some lowly terrorists...

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Experts Continue Efforts to Define Cyber War

February 24, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Ultimately, the attribution and origin of an attack combined with the current political environment will determine if a cyber offensive will be characterized as an act of "warfare", and it may not be until after the fact that we can all agree that we know know an act of cyber war when we see one...

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Cyberwarfare and Its Damaging Effects on Citizens

February 17, 2011

In order to analyze the real damage that a hypothetical cyberwar or individual act of cyberwarfare could do to the citizens of any nation coming under attack, it is fundamental to begin with some reflections which will help us reach a full understanding of the phenomenon and its related practical implications.

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Anonymous Calls UK Arrests a "Declaration of War"

January 27, 2011 Added by:Anthony M. Freed

In what is best described as rhetoric befitting a professional wrestling pay-per-view smack-down teaser, the non-entity known as Anonymous has taken offense with the United Kingdom for having the nerve to enforce their nation's laws, calling the arrests a "serious declaration of war"...

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Air Force General Urges Enhanced Cyber Deterrence

January 27, 2011 Added by:Headlines

“If we elect to use cybercapability to deter — and you don’t necessarily have to, you can use something else to deter bad cyberbehavior — [but] if we’re going to use cybercapabilities to deter, that’s going to beg for some demonstration of that capability..."

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Scientists Decry Cyberwar as Governments Respond

January 20, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle

It seems that the nation is still split on deciding if Cyberwar is a real danger. Though computer scientists may not agree with them, government officials from the UK, Australia and the US are very concerned about cyberwar, and the threat to the public sector and are taking it very seriously...

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Report Concludes Internet Kill Switch is a Bad Idea

January 18, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Instead of centralized control mechanisms such as the kill switch, the report recommends efforts be focused on the further development of strategic computer emergency response teams (CERTS) which can assess situations and affect productive measures to mitigate large scale cyber events...

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Cybersecurity's 'Perfect Storm' Made Landfall

January 17, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Security expert Mandeep Khera warned that the next decade would see an escalation in cybercrime and the use of cyberwarfare tactics. In light of the rise of the Stuxnet, the Zeus Trojan and the shifting strategies employed by online criminals, Khera's predictions are worth a revisit...

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Pentagon Fails to Disclose Covert Cyber Ops

January 13, 2011 Added by:Headlines

A classified report on military operations provided to Congress by he Pentagon failed to disclose the military's use of cyber-based operations. The Pentagon's Michael Vickers, replied by questioning whether or not cyber ops are covered by the law that dictates what should be covered in the reports...

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