Category: Cyber warfare

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

The Future of Cognitive Security Is Now

April 9, 2018

Via: Security Intelligence

Many security conversations today are likely to touch upon security intelligence, behavioral anomaly detection and the value of augmented intelligence (AI) in security. But is cognitive security all hype, or are there real applications in use today? Is it feasible […]

Cyber warfare

U.S. Military Should Step Up Cyber Ops: General

March 21, 2018

Via: Security Week

Washington – US efforts to conduct offensive and defensive operations in cyberspace are falling short, a top general warned Tuesday amid ongoing revelations about Russian hacking. General John Hyten, who leads US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), told lawmakers the US has […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime, Security, Tech

New AI technology used by UK government to fight extremist content

February 14, 2018

Via: Naked Security

The UK Home Office on Monday unveiled a £600,000 artificial intelligence (AI) tool to automatically detect terrorist content. The Home Office cited tests that show the new tool can automatically detect 94% of Daesh propaganda with 99.995% accuracy. That accuracy […]

Cyber warfare, Network security, Threats & Malware, Tracking

Dem senator introduces bill to help DHS identify terror threats

February 8, 2018

Via: The Hill

Sen. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) on Wednesday introduced a bill in the upper chamber designed to help the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) improve its ability to identify potential terrorist threats. Hassan said the DHS Data Framework Act will streamline the […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Ransomware and Bitcoin Enter New Phase

January 5, 2018

Via: Security Week

The phenomenal appreciation in Bitcoin’s value against the dollar, up roughly 18x in 2017 and 4x since September, gives us pause to consider – from a security perspective – what this might mean for ransomware in the near and distant […]

Cyber warfare, Cyber-crime

Cybersecurity in 2018: Three predictions and one hope

January 2, 2018

Via: Help Net Security

Effective cybersecurity means keeping a close eye on the threats you currently face, and an even closer eye on the threats to come. As you consider your security strategy and investments for the coming year, here are three key trends that will define […]

Cyber warfare

NATO to Increase Cyber Weaponry to Combat Russia

November 9, 2017

Via: Security Week

NATO members agreed Wednesday to increase the use of cyber weaponry and tactics during military operations, with the alliance also upgrading other capabilities to combat a resurgent Russia. The changes are part of the alliance’s biggest shakeup since the Cold […]

Cyber warfare

Cognitive Mindhacks: How Attackers Spread Disinformation Campaigns

November 7, 2017

Via: Dark Reading

Researchers investigate the tools and techniques behind cyber propaganda and fake news and how it changes public opinion. Disinformation campaigns, otherwise known as cyber propaganda, cognitive hacking, information warfare, and the more common “fake news,” have roots in history but […]

Cyber warfare, Hacker

Most infosec pros believe election hacks are acts of cyber war

September 11, 2017

Via: Help Net Security

IT security professionals believe the effects of cyber attacks on elections go beyond diminishing confidence in the democratic process, according to a Venafi survey of 296 IT security professionals at Black Hat USA 2017. Seventy-eight percent said they would consider […]

Cyber warfare

Tech Leaders Warn Against “Pandora’s Box” of Robotic Weapons

August 22, 2017

Via: Security Week

Elon Musk is leading demands for a global ban on killer robots, warning technological advances could revolutionise warfare and create new “weapons of terror” that target innocent people. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX joined more than 100 robotics and […]