Items Tagged with "Military"
November 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Two U.S. government satellites have each experienced at least two separate instances of interference apparently consistent with cyber activities against their command and control systems... The techniques appear consistent with authoritative Chinese military writings..."
November 18, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"While the development and integration of cyber technologies have created many high leverage opportunities for DoD, our increasing reliance upon cyberspace also creates vulnerabilities for both DoD and the Nation..."
November 18, 2011 Added by:Stefano Mele
Governments, businesses, military, all rely on communications. Moreover, information collected and collated from intercepted diplomatic, military, commercial and financial communications offers potential competitors an advantage on the negotiation table or battlefield...
November 17, 2011 Added by:Scot Terban
It’s pretty damned hard to determine who did what and where on the net. Digital forensics only gets you so far - compromised machines can be tampered with in so many ways to make it look like someone did something, and these guys want to launch cruise missiles against nation states over a DDoS?
November 16, 2011 Added by:Joel Harding
A pre-emptive information strike would only cause the Iranians to involuntarily spasm and deploy suicide teams to attack US and other targets worldwide. Anything less would just be posturing for political purposes and could possibly result in more senseless deaths...
November 16, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"When warranted, we will respond to hostile attacks in cyberspace as we would to any other threat to our country. We reserve the right to use all necessary means - diplomatic, informational, military and economic - to defend our nation, our allies, our partners and our interests..."
November 15, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"The manual is meant to address all the legal issues under a framework of both international use-of-force law and international humanitarian law... it examines related problems such as sovereignty, state responsibility and neutrality... [and] especially those regarding retaliation..."
November 08, 2011 Added by:Don Eijndhoven
People ask what the impact may be from cyber warfare, and this is a valid question. However, it should not be confused with political and/or military motive. War is, as Clausewitz said, the continuation of policy through other means, and that is what cyber is, another means...
November 08, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"It is a true honor to be personally involved with an initiative that gives back to our nation’s heroes. We are grateful for their service and look forward to helping them transition back into the workforce as we equip them with the tools and insights to manage their careers..."
November 08, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle
Much hype has been heard in the media about cyber war but most of the instances cited so far point more to espionage or even at the most extreme case, sabotage. The comparison to “war” really hasn’t been justified. But what if a drone based virus could change friend to a foe?
November 07, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"We are shifting our investments to activities that promise more convergence with the threat and that recognize the needs of the DoD. Malicious cyber attacks are not merely an existential threat to our bits and bytes. They are a real threat to our physical systems..."
November 03, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle
Granted you would be coming in through a firewall to attack a computer, but is it really any different than attacking it through radar waves? Especially if the results would be the same, or very similar? If this is true, then is cyber warfare really any different from Electronic Warfare?
October 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Effectively acting as a PLA-associated technical reserve, its mostly under-thirty part-timers are drawn largely from civilian companies and university-level institutes operating in electronic fields. A national guard of cyber soldiers..."
October 18, 2011 Added by:Headlines
The UAV drone system were not the target of the malware. Instead, according to an anonymous defense official, the malware discovered was the kind that is “routinely used to steal log-in and password data from people who gamble or play games like Mafia Wars online..."
October 13, 2011 Added by:Dan Dieterle
The United States has been ravished electronically by infiltrating sources that have pilfered military secrets, financial information and account credentials. According to some, our national infrastructure has also been infiltrated and key systems backdoored...
October 11, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"The next war could be one where not a single bomb is dropped. Why would they if another country could take down our financial system, or shut down commercial aviation for two weeks? The scary part is there are folks who spend all day trying to do just that..."