Cyber Warfare

By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—IN its determination to neutralise the strength of terrorists’ activities on the cyber space, the Nigerian Army has established a cyber command centre. The command, according to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, is principally to empower the Nigerian Army with the capabilities to protect its data and network […]

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By Joseph Erunke ABUJA—IN its determination to neutralise the strength of terrorists’ activities on the cyber space, the Nigerian Army has established a cyber command centre. The command, according to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, is principally to empower the Nigerian Army with the capabilities to protect its data and network […]

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Foreign states are breaching the security perimeters of America’s public utilities. In Connecticut, utilities have reported days in which they detected and deterred more than a million probes to their operating systems, many from foreign actors. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Oct. 2 referred to Russia-linked hacking as an effort to “prep the battlefield” […]

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On Oct. 1, Vice President Mike Pence called upon U.S. companies to reconsider business practices in China that involve turning over intellectual property or “abetting Beijing’s oppression.” Speaking at the Hudson Institute, he said, “For example, Google should immediately end development of the Dragonfly app that will strengthen Communist Party censorship and compromise the privacy […]

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The Netherlands is in a “cyberwar” with Russia, defence minister Ank Bijleveld told Dutch television on Sunday, speaking in the wake of an alleged hacking attempt by four Russians in The Hague. “What happened is really dangerous,” Bijleveld told Dutch broadcaster NPO, referring to the incident, which happened in April outside the headquarters of the […]

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THE HAGUE – The Netherlands is in a ‘cyberwar’ with Russia, Defence Minister Ank Bijleveld told Dutch television on Sunday, speaking in the wake of an alleged hacking attempt by four Russians in The Hague. “What happened is really dangerous,” Bijleveld told Dutch broadcaster NPO, referring to the incident, which happened in April outside the […]

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Tom Roeder Senior Military Editor Tom Roeder is the Gazette’s senior military editor. In Colorado Springs since 2003, Tom covers seven military installations in Colorado, including five in the Pikes Peak region. His main job, though, is being dad to two great kids. … read more at: https://gazette.com/premium/colorado-springs-on-front-lines-of-cyber-cold-war-with/article_ba27558c-cd84-11e8-b6c0-67dd2827470a.html

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The Feet of the Masters: Lessons on Irregular Cyber Warfare José de Arimatéia da Cruz and Travis Howard The United States invented the Internet. Andrew Blum’s chronicle of the Internet’s vast inner workings in Tubes: A journey to the Center of the Internet (2012) describes the moments the ARPANET went live on October 29th, 1969, […]

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Global payment companies held their first joint cybersecurity war games to test their systems’ readiness for simultaneous attacks, uncovering differences in their defences including even how to define a crisis. JPMorgan Chase Co, Mastercard, WorldPay and Fidelity National Information Services were among the 18 payment processors from the US and the UK that took part […]

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