Smart machines v hackers: How cyber warfare is escalating

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans There is a gaping hole in the digital defences that companies use to keep out cyber thieves. The hole is the global shortage of skilled staff that keeps security hardware running, analyses threats and kicks out intruders. Currently, the global ……

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Malaysia’s cyber warfare training targets 10,000 security professionals by 2020

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Malaysia’s Science, Technology and Innovation ministry (MOSTI) has launched Cyber Range Malaysia, a virtual environment used for cyber technology development and cyber warfare training. “With the launch of Cyber Range Malaysia, organisations can now utilise state-of-the-art facilities to simulate cyber-attacks,” The…

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South Korea’s defence ministry to welcome tech-savvy ‘white-hat’ hackers team to fight cyber warfare

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The South Korean defence ministry has undertaken a new initiative to fight against cyber-attacks, which are prominent in the 21st century, by conducting a “White Hat” hacking competition to select the best hackers across the nation. First announced in August by the Defence…

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Here is how cyber warfare began — 50 years ago

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Computer hacking was once the realm of curious teenagers. It’s now the arena of government spies, professional thieves and soldiers of fortune. Today, it’s all about the money. That’s why Chinese hackers broke into Lockheed Martin and stole the blueprints to…

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CMC talk addresses challenge of cyber-security and warfare

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The United States is vulnerable to cyber-attacks of every ilk, from theft to all-out war. This was the message delivered Tuesday evening at Claremont McKenna’s Athenaeum by Richard Clarke, CEO of the Good Harbor Security Risk Management company. Mr. Clarke, whose…

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Cyber warfare: Capitol staffers aren’t ready

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Congressional staffers are the gateway to all lawmaking on the Hill, but they also may be unwittingly opening the door to hackers. The Hill’s networks are under constant attack. In 2013 alone, the Senate Sergeant at Arms’ office said it investigated…

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