Items Tagged with "Cyber Security"
October 25, 2011 Added by:Joel Harding
What really set him apart was Social Engineering combined with his hacking. He did his research, he would study, he would probe, and then he would do whatever it took to get a password, to get a free account, to get root access, to get into a facility and physically touch the system...
October 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"DHS says the newly created cybersecurity position will allow the department to better carry out its mission to create a safe, secure and resilient cyberspace... Weatherford will focus on ensuring robust cybersecurity operations and communications resilience for DHS..."
October 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Adequate security controls have not been implemented on the [Mission Operating Environment] to protect the data processed from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction," the Inspector General concluded...
October 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“There is a clear need for unifying principles within and across application domains. Investigating how cyber components can be synergistically interweaved with the diverse physical components in CPS pose foundational research challenges in science, engineering and computing..."
October 17, 2011 Added by:Stefano Mele
Prime Minister David Cameron presented a response to issues raised by the Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) in its 2010–2011 Annual Report, which expressed concerns at the inability of GCHQ, the British intelligence service, to retain internet specialists to respond to threats...
October 14, 2011 Added by:Chris Blask
On October 13 the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 2. This document establishes requirements for public companies to account for the cost of cybersecurity incidents and defenses, as well as to disclose their cyber risk mitigation plans to investors...
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 10, 2011 Added by:Headlines
"Generally speaking, trusted computing technologies ensure that hardware and software behave as designed. These solutions prevent malicious computer attacks by combining commercially available, off-the-shelf IT tools. The bad guys are forced to break a sweat, and they still lose..."
October 08, 2011 Added by:Joel Harding
What is cyberwar? Someone claimed that denying, degrading or destroying data on a network would be cyberwar. I admit, that would be bad, but by no stretch of the imagination would one single incident be considered a cyberwar. Of course, it honestly would depend on the targeted network...
October 04, 2011
ISA President Larry Clinton was joined by former ISA Chair Ty Sagalow, ISA Chief outside counsel Tom Jackson and Ed Stull from DCR in illustrating how and why cyber events are often misanalyzed by organizations leading to financial impacts which can also be underestimated...
October 04, 2011 Added by:Headlines
At the EastWest Institute's Worldwide Security Conference (WSC) in Brussels, experts from the United States, Russia, China and other countries advanced ongoing efforts to develop recommendations for areas of potential cooperation to protect critical infrastructure...
October 03, 2011 Added by:Ron Baklarz
Schultz authored/co-authored five books, wrote over 120 published papers and was also a certified SANS instructor, a senior SANS analyst, a member of the SANS NewsBites editorial board, and co-author of the 2005 and 2006 Certified Information Security Manager preparation materials...
September 27, 2011 Added by:Don Eijndhoven
A small sum, but considerable in the face of ongoing budget cuts at the Dutch Ministry of Defense. One has to wonder though, with all that has been going on the last few years, what will be done with a mere € 2 million for an entire year. This would pay for roughly 10 people and some hardware...
September 21, 2011 Added by:Headlines
“CyberLympics presents a unique set of challenges that puts competing teams through a real life environment which include offensive hacking strategies but also deploying defensive capabilities to prevent being hacked. This approach makes the CyberLympics stand out..."
September 20, 2011 Added by:Scot Terban
Collectively, groups like Anonymous can manifest a sociopathic or psychopathic potential in certain circumstances. In the case of the actions of Anonymous actors online in their dialogues and statements, they manifest key features of what is considered psychopathic behaviors...
September 19, 2011 Added by:Scot Terban
Situational Awareness is a part of OPSEC, in fact, I would dare to say that it is the basic core of OPSEC. If you don’t know the variables of danger in your environment and you are not paying attention, then, well you get hacked in IT and in real life situations, you get dead potentially...