Cyber Caucus Launch – Flickr CC 2.0 The newly formed Senate Caucus on Cybersecurity — an informal body attempting to draw together the senators most active on the issue — will be successful in proportion to the influence wielded by its members, and the degree to which it can overcome turf disputes between committees, current and […]

In September 2015, China agreed to a series of accords with the US, UK, and G20 barring Beijing from conducting cyber-enabled economic espionage with parties around the world. Since, the key question has been: is China complying with those agreements? FireEye analysed the activity of 72 China-based cyber threat groups since early 2013 and found […]

Final versions of the guidance, policies and procedures regarding the sharing of cyber threat indicators under the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA) were released June 15, 2016 by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The four final guidance documents released by DHS and DOJ may be […]

Singapore’s minister for communications and information Yaacob Ibrahim told lawmakers that the country needs updated cyber laws, and that a new Cyber Security Bill will be tabled in Parliament in 2017.  Download this free guide Your exclusive guide to CIO trends A collection of our most popular articles for IT leaders from the first few […]

Posted June 23, 2016 15:49:09 Photo: The new building will see students, teachers and Defence staff working together. (Supplied: Australian National University) The Department of Defence has announced $12 million in funding for a new purpose-built facility at the Australian National University (ANU) to shore up Australia’s cyber security. The joint project would be funded […]

Several months ago, we — members of the Army Cyber Institute and Defense Innovation Unit Experimental — built and wrote about a cyber-electromagnetic tool lovingly referred to as the “cyber capability rifle” (CCR) for about $150 and ten man-hours. Shortly after its debut at Cyber Talks, we tested it against a network-connected home automation system […]

Financial sector faces growing cyber threat June 22, 2016 9:46 pm by KATRINA MENNEN A. VALDEZ, REPORTER Tweet IBM Philippines urges companies to develop expert cyber security AN average business organization sees at least 200,000 cyber crime threats in the course of their operations annually while larger institutions are getting a lot more, IBM Philippines […]

DHS’ Suzanne Spaulding and Alejandro Mayorkas meet with Israeli officials after signing a cyberthreat information-sharing agreement Israel’s cyber defense agency will join the U.S. cyber-threat information-sharing initiative run by the Department of Homeland Security under a deal inked between the two nations this week. “What we have experienced in the cyber world is [that] to go it alone is […]