2017

For this last week of 2017, we asked our experts to look ahead at key national security issues. NSA veteran Rick Ledgett offers some cybersecurity lessons learned, and a warning of what’s to come. On Iranian and North Korean cyber activity: Those two actors are very different in their motivations and how they proceed. The Iranians […]

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By Paul Waldman Special To The Washington Post The Russians are coming for our elections — to disrupt them, to discredit them, and even to affect their outcome. They’ll be coming in 2018, and in 2020. The trouble is that even if we figure out what they’re up to, our own government may be unable […]

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appointed Yigal Unna to head Israel’s National Cyber Directorate at the Prime Minister’s Office. The appointment will require government approval. Unna, 46, currently heads the cyber technology unit at the National Cyber Directorate, which he joined in June 2017. He previously served as the head of the Signal Intelligence (Signit) […]

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Cybersecurity, cyber-terrorism, and cyber defense are serious topics of concern for all industries, government agencies, energy, and national infrastructure entities right now and for the foreseeable future. Securing the information systems, data, and infrastructure of these Governmental, Military, and Commercial assets now is paramount. What are some of the greatest areas of concern for U.S. […]

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We live in a world that is networked together, where companies rely on networked systems and their data is stored in the cloud. The year 2018 will bring more connectivity, digital transformation initiatives, and data to companies, along with a number of new cybersecurity threats and landscape changes making cybersecurity one of the most crucial […]

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Congressional efforts to secure election systems from cyberattacks are picking up steam with lawmakers under pressure to prevent hacks in the 2018 midterms. After the revelation that Russia tried to probe election systems in 21 states in the 2016 election, security experts, state officials and others demanded federal action to help states upgrade outdated voting […]

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WASHINGTON — When it comes to cyberweapons, America is an elephant and Iran is a flea. Still, a flea can be a persistent nuisance, especially for the unprotected. Iran’s cyber capability is the focus of a detailed new study called “Iran’s Cyber Threat,” to be published soon by Collin Anderson and Karim Sadjadpour of the […]

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As 2017 comes to a close after a tumultuous and eventful year, SearchSecurity editors stare into their crystal balls for some cybersecurity predictions for 2018. In this episode of the Risk Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors Rob Wright and Peter Loshin discuss their expectations for next year. Their cybersecurity predictions for 2018 include forecasts for more […]

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