Cyber Warfare

The attack was a setback for those involved in Cypriot cyber-security, but the spotlight should more accurately be shone directly on the European Union in general, with the incident exposing the remarkably poor protection of routine exchanges amongst EU officials. The US company that exposed the leaks, Area 1, said in the New York Times […]

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MARINE MOUNTAIN WARFARE TRAINING CENTER, Calif. – Hunkered down behind a wall of snow, two U.S. Marines melt slush to make drinking water after spending the night digging out a defensive position high in the Sierra Nevada. Their laminated targeting map is wedged into the ice just below the machine gun. Nearly 8,000 feet up […]

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Cobra Gold, one of Asia’s oldest and largest multinational military exercises, wrapped up for another year Friday in Thailand after 11 days. The annual exercise, sponsored by U.S. and Thai armed forces, brought 27 other nations together for a variety of activities, from underwater demolition training to sampling the still-warm blood of its namesake reptile. […]

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The Role of the Dark Web in Future Cyber Wars to Come   Jason Rivera and Wanda Archy   Introduction   Warfare is an ever-changing discipline that has evolved alongside human civilization for nearly all of recorded history. From the moment that early hunters crafted the first spear, from the first war to occur between […]

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GettyGetty The evolution of IT has outpaced that of cybersecurity. While digital innovation transforms business operations, lines of revenue and even whole industries, it leaves a host of new security challenges in its wake, and cybersecurity has yet to catch up. In order to survive, businesses must change how they look at cybersecurity. They must […]

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The acting Pentagon chief’s ambivalent visit to NATO headquarters last week hardly reassured allies rattled by President Trump’s talk of quitting the alliance. But while Trump’s rhetoric is less than encouraging, his criticism of allies who put less than the agreed-upon 2 percent of national economic output toward defense should prompt us to rethink how […]

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Sputnik has previously reported on Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOTE) Robert Behler’s report in December 2018 eviscerating the Pentagon’s cybersecurity capabilities, which described how even as it was improving its cyber defense capabilities, the US military was continuing to lose ground against adversaries in cyberspace. One especially embarrassing incident highlighted by the Government Accountability Office watchdog on October 9 of last year saw […]

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