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For the sixth time this year, Google ships Chrome point-update to fix code execution holes that the company says is already being exploited by malicious hackers. [Read More]
Google unveils a new end-to-end framework to help drive the enforcement of standards and guidelines to ensuring the integrity of software artifacts throughout the software supply chain. [Read More]
US President Joe Biden delivered a stern warning Wednesday to Russian leader Vladimir Putin over ransomware attacks emanating from Russia, saying he was prepared to retaliate against any more cyber assaults on American infrastructure. [Read More]
The Russian cybersecurity firm has issued a report on ‘Ferocious Kitten’, an advanced threat actor in Iran that’s been conducting domestic cyber-surveillance for the last six years. [Read More]
Google has finally enabled end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for the Messages app in Android but the privacy-enhancing tool remains somewhat limited. [Read More]
General Manager of the Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) John Lambert recently keynoted the SecurityWeek threat-intelligence summit where he called for a more collaborative approach to information sharing in cybersecurity. [Read More]
Identity management provider Elisity closes Series A funding to help scale and meet demand for its cloud-delivered cybersecurity platform. [Read More]
Following a major software supply chain compromise that exposed data for several major companies, CodeCov plans to kill off the Bash Uploader tool that was responsible for the breach. [Read More]
After a major restructuring earlier this year, Akamai hands security leadership reins to 15-year cybersecurity veteran Dr Boaz Gelbord. [Read More]
The Group of Seven (G7) has asked Russia to take action against those who conduct ransomware attacks and other cybercrimes. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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Gunter Ollmann's picture
While global corporations have been targeted by Iran-linked threat actors, the escalating tensions in recent weeks will inevitably bring more repercussions as tools and tactics change with new strategic goals.
Justin Fier's picture
Against the ongoing backdrop of cyber conflict between nation states and escalating warnings from the Department of Homeland Security, critical infrastructure is becoming a central target for threat actors.
Galina Antova's picture
We must recognize industrial cyberattacks as tactics in a new form of “economic warfare” being waged between nation-states to gain economic and political advantage without having to pay the price of open combat.
Oliver Rochford's picture
The lifting of certain sanctions may provide an alternative incentive to limit certain types of cyberwar activity.
Josh Lefkowitz's picture
It’s critical to recognize that there will always be virtual ways in which terrorists and other criminals can create threats that no border process or physical security program can stop.
Ryan Naraine's picture
Thomas Rid, Professor in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London, joins the podcast to discuss the lack of nuance in the crypto debate and the future of global cyber conflict.
James McFarlin's picture
If there were any lingering doubts that cybersecurity is a geopolitical issue with global implications, such opinions were cast on the rocks by discussions this past week at the 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
James McFarlin's picture
The overall industry tone of caution around active defenses may be calibrated to defuse the notion rather than taking the argument, buying time for other alternatives to surface.
James McFarlin's picture
Does a dangerous threat lie with ISIS’s possible use of cyber weapons against American critical infrastructure, financial system or other targets? Will such attacks be attempted and do the capabilities exist within ISIS to do so?
James McFarlin's picture
Creative disruption, where a paradigm shift in thinking replaces an existing order, may be an elusive concept but its power as a driving force of human behavior cannot be denied.