As the cybersecurity space continues to heat up in light of headline data breaches and cyber crime worldwide, security companies are positioned to continue to grow, riding the wave of developing technology such as the Internet of Things (IoT). While some analysts say the golden days of high growth in the cybersecurity industry are over, […]

by

These regions are driving cybersecurity innovation across the US with an abundance of tech talent, educational institutions, accelerators, incubators, and startup activity. Image Source: Sfio Cracho via Shutterstock As cybersecurity becomes more of an imperative for individuals and organizations, several regions in the US are investing money and efforts in security innovation. Silicon Valley may […]

by

Das Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach und das Centrum für Strategie und Höhere Führung haben die Umfrage im Auftrag der Deutschen Telekom durchgeführt und daraus den Sicherheitsreport „Bevölkerung“ 2016 erstellt. Nach Angaben der Telekom sei die Bevölkerung seit der ersten Befragung im Jahr 2011 noch nie so besorgt um ihre Sicherheit gewesen wie in der aktuellen […]

by

Late last week Obama administration officials used NBC News to send Moscow a cryptic threat: The U.S. government is “contemplating an unprecedented cyber covert action” against Russia for allegedly interfering in the upcoming U.S. elections. Anonymous sources cited in the NBC story offered no details about what the U.S. might d, but said the White […]

by

On October 3-4, 2016, I was privileged to be invited to attend and speak at the annual conference organized by the Staff Judge Advocate for USCYBERCOM, Colonel Gary Corn. I attended the two unclassified days of the conference (two days of classified discussion followed). Fellow Lawfare bloggers Bobby Chesney and Carrie Cordero were also in attendance. The conference was under Chatham […]

by

Srećko Horvat Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London – Sunshine Press Publications. When the ruling class is in panic, their first reaction is to hide the panic. They react out of cynicism: when their masks are revealed, instead of running around naked, they usually point the finger at the mask they wear. These days […]

by

Cyber threats in Middle East are growing rapidly with the average attack size in 2016 significantly higher than the global average, with Saudi Arabia the top target, according to a report. A US-based software company’s latest Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report said that so far this year, Saudi Arabia has been the top target for large […]

by

Last week, the Kentucky office of Homeland Security hosted an exercise simulating attacks on power grid, government computer networks. Participants included law enforcement, first responders and private sector representatives engaged in health and security.  The exercise centered on how the state would react if hackers were able to take down Kentucky’s energy grid while simultaneously […]

by