Cyber Warfare

The dynamics of cyber warfare have changed so dramatically that nation-state attacks are now a problem everyone needs to face up to, the former head of the UK’s intelligence agency has warned. “Five years ago we were aware of nation-state attacks… read more at: https://www.zdnet.com/article/cyber-security-nation-state-cyber-attacks-threaten-everyone-warns-ex-gchq-boss/

Sun Tzu might approve. As every general and C-suite pseudo-warrior knows, the ancient Chinese military theorist advised that every battle is won before it is ever fought — a saying that highlights the importance of preparation prior to any fight. The recent news that Goldman Sachs is the first financial institution (FI) to sign up with […]

New Delhi:  India’s defence research chief Dr S Christopher has explained the various stages of development of the country’s array of sophisticated weapons and where they stand currently. India already has anti-satellite capability. However, Dr Christopher says any ballistic missile that flies for a 1,000-plus km height can be designed in such a way that […]

Cyberwar may not feel like “real” war — the kind we’ve known and loathed for eons and the very same we perversely reenact in video games. But some military and legal experts say cyberwar is as real as it gets.   David Petraeus, a retired US General and (some say disgraced) former intelligence chief says the internet […]

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Just as physically damaging attacks would be breaches of international law, so are cyber attacks which go beyond espionage according to the Attorney General, Jeremy Wright QC. Speaking to the Chatham House think tank, Mr Wright, who is a government minister and an MP for Kenilworth and Southam, emphasised that international law must keep pace […]