Cyber Warfare

In late March, Donald Trump sat down with a few reporters from The New York Times for a rare, in-depth interview about his foreign policy ideas. The conversation careened from Middle East alliances to nuclear weapons to trade pacts, touching briefly on the ever-more pressing topic of cyberwar. Trump said the U.S. lagged behind other world powers, and that […]

In March, Trump was wrong about several aspects of cyberwar. This time, he stuck to statements so anodyne that they’re nearly impossible to fact check. Like before, Trump appears particularly worried about the difficulty of tracking down the perpetrators of cyberattacks. That’s certainly one of the things that makes cyberwar trickier than a conventional conflict: […]

Business No comments posted. |E-mail|Print | Search Archives Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:49 AM EDT Congress eyes cyber wars Response to attacks weighed in 2 bills By Tim Johnson TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — As the pace of cyberattacks quickens on U.S. retailers, banks, political parties and the government itself, legislators worry over what looms […]

The Pentagon could also use the task force if it will reduce the risk of civilian casualties — for instance, cutting off communications to a hideout instead of bombing it. However, while it will be in charge of offensive operations, it won’t be responsible for finding the military’s airstrike targets. At this point in time, […]

July 18, 2016 NATO CCDCOE urged to promote cooperation in training of cyber-defence experts as the cyber realm declared a theatre of war. Cooperation in cyber-defence training urged by Finnish Defence Forces chief of general staff vice admiral The need for international cooperation in training cyber-defence experts was emphasised by Finnish Defence Forces chief of […]

July 18, 2016 NATO CCDCOE urged to promote cooperation in training of cyber-defence experts as the cyber realm declared a theatre of war. Cooperation in cyber-defence training urged by Finnish Defence Forces chief of general staff vice admiral The need for international cooperation in training cyber-defence experts was emphasised by Finnish Defence Forces chief of […]

The US military’s first of its kind cyberwar campaign against the Islamic State (Isis) is off to a slow start and this has left Pentagon officials frustrated. The US Cyber Command was established to undermine IS’s (Daesh) online activities, specifically concerning online recruitment and planned attacks. However, the unit is yet to develop malware and […]

Lt. Gen Edward Cardon, pictured here in April, is leading the approximately 100-person strong task force. The U.S. military has established a special cyberwar task force at U.S. Cyber Command in Fort Meade, Md., to carry out cyberattacks against ISIS in Syria and Iraq after disappointment over initial cyber efforts, reports said Friday. The approximately 100-person strong task force, codenamed […]