CANBERRA – In early 2018, in a complex of low-rise buildings in the Australian capital, a team of government hackers was engaging in a destructive digital war game. The operatives — agents of the Australian Signals Directorate, the nation’s top-secret eavesdropping agency — had been given a challenge. With all the offensive cyber tools at […]

CANBERRA – In early 2018, in a complex of low-rise buildings in the Australian capital, a team of government hackers was engaging in a destructive digital war game. The operatives — agents of the Australian Signals Directorate, the nation’s top-secret eavesdropping agency — had been given a challenge. With all the offensive cyber tools at […]

When it comes to security, we are all affected. This message was repeatedly stressed by the keynote speakers at the start of the Cape Town leg of ITWeb Security Summit 2019. In a world where data drives everything we do, truth, integrity, sovereignty and freedom have become security problems. Ensuring these fundamentals is dependent on […]

When it comes to security, we are all affected. This message was repeatedly stressed by the keynote speakers at the start of the Cape Town leg of ITWeb Security Summit 2019. In a world where data drives everything we do, truth, integrity, sovereignty and freedom have become security problems. Ensuring these fundamentals is dependent on […]

“North Korea has a surprisingly advanced cyber warfare capability and they have put a tremendous amount of effort and money into this area for a small and poor country”, he told The Telegraph.  Experts believe that the Reconnaissance General Bureau, the North’s primary foreign intelligence service, has as many as 6,000 skilled hackers in its […]

“North Korea has a surprisingly advanced cyber warfare capability and they have put a tremendous amount of effort and money into this area for a small and poor country”, he told The Telegraph.  Experts believe that the Reconnaissance General Bureau, the North’s primary foreign intelligence service, has as many as 6,000 skilled hackers in its […]

Samantha Lee/Business Insider A successful cyberattack on critical infrastructure could do as much damage as a natural disaster, bringing a whole country to a standstill. Nations have launched cyberattacks for years. But the world has yet to see a full-power, multipronged attack on a major developed state. Experts described in detail to Business Insider how […]

Samantha Lee/Business Insider A successful cyberattack on critical infrastructure could do as much damage as a natural disaster, bringing a whole country to a standstill. Nations have launched cyberattacks for years. But the world has yet to see a full-power, multipronged attack on a major developed state. Experts described in detail to Business Insider how […]

Welcome to the National Cyber Security Centre. Two centuries ago, the seminal military theorist Carl von Clausewitz described what he called the “fog of greater or lesser uncertainty” that surrounds decision-making in times of conflict. He wrote: “A sensitive and discriminating judgement is called for; a skilled intelligence to scent out the truth.” Clausewitz was […]

Welcome to the National Cyber Security Centre. Two centuries ago, the seminal military theorist Carl von Clausewitz described what he called the “fog of greater or lesser uncertainty” that surrounds decision-making in times of conflict. He wrote: “A sensitive and discriminating judgement is called for; a skilled intelligence to scent out the truth.” Clausewitz was […]