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In a letter to Congress, Apple says the Bloomberg story on Chinese spy chips is "simply wrong" [Read More]
The US Department of Homeland Security and the UK National Cyber Security Centre deny investigating the presence of Chinse spy chips in Supermicro servers [Read More]
The skills of Russian hackers today developed from a tradition of excellent computing and programming skills dating back to the Soviet era. [Read More]
Industry professionals comment on reports that China planted spy chips in Super Micro servers used by Amazon, Apple and many other organizations in the US [Read More]
The West unleashed an onslaught of new evidence and indictments Thursday accusing Russian military spies of hacking so widespread that it seemed to target anyone, anywhere who investigates Moscow's involvement in an array of criminal activities. [Read More]
The DHS issued an alert on ongoing activity from an advanced persistent threat (APT) actor targeting global managed service providers (MSPs). [Read More]
The U.S. Justice Department on charged seven Russian intelligence officers with hacking anti-doping agencies and other organizations hours after Western officials leveled new accusations against Moscow's secretive GRU military spy agency. [Read More]
UK and Australia officially blame Russia, specifically its GRU military intelligence service, for the Bad Rabbit ransomware attack and operations targeting WADA, DNC and a TV station in the UK [Read More]
Many of North Korea’s financially motivated attacks, including some previously attributed to Lazarus, have been linked by FireEye to a group named APT38 [Read More]
The United States is expected to make its offensive cyber warfare capabilities available to NATO, officials said, as the alliance seeks to strengthen its defenses against Russian electronic attacks. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Cyberwarfare

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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.
James McFarlin's picture
One can only hope our nation’s alarm clocks wake up and stir our national leaders’ imaginations before a cyber incident of the magnitude of 9/11 results in the need for a “Cyber Strikes Commission Report.”
Tal Be'ery's picture
Defenders should use their "Strategic Depth" to mitigate attacks not on the perimeter but deeper within their network where they can leverage on their strategic advantage.