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CyCon 2018 Papers are Expected by 2 October


The Call for CyCon 2018 Papers closes on 2 October 2017. The 10th International Conference on Cyber Conflict, hosted by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, will take place in Tallinn, Estonia, from 29 May to 1 June 2018 To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the conference NATO CCDCOE is offering the cyber security community the opportunity to… Continue reading CyCon 2018 Papers are Expected by 2 October

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Europe’s Patchwork Approach to Cyber Defense Needs a Complete Overhaul


Europe’s approach to cyber defense is a mix of good intentions, guidelines, and an alphabet soup of organizational acronyms. If the EU wants to be taken seriously, its cyber defense efforts need an overhaul. August 30, 2017 Annegret Bendiek is a senior associate at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP).  The European Union’s… Continue reading Europe’s Patchwork Approach to Cyber Defense Needs a Complete Overhaul

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The Cyber Edge: Posturing the US Air Force for the Information Age


By Lt Gen William J. Bender, USAF (Ret.) Abstract: The United States has assembled the best Air Force for the industrial age, and it must now transform itself to retain supremacy in the digital age. To effect this transformation, Airmen must think and act differently about how they will face adversaries in 21st century warfare.… Continue reading The Cyber Edge: Posturing the US Air Force for the Information Age

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Top Navy officer: No indication cyber attack played role in McCain and Fitz disasters


By: Geoff Ziezulewicz The Navy’s top officer said Wednesday there is no evidence that a cyber attack played a role in the fatal at-sea disasters involving the destroyers John S. McCain and Fitzgerald. “To date…the inspections we’ve done shows no evidence of any kind of cyber intrusion,” Richardson said. Richardson also said the reality of computer… Continue reading Top Navy officer: No indication cyber attack played role in McCain and Fitz disasters

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Facebook shuts down 1 million accounts per day but can’t stop all ‘threat actors,’ security chief says


It’s not that I don’t believe them, it’s just many of us don’t see tangible results. Comments on this from friends on Facebook, some of us interact with Russian trolls daily. They don’t turn off Russian trolls Yes, sure not. I wonder how we can get a demographic of who they shut  I know that… Continue reading Facebook shuts down 1 million accounts per day but can’t stop all ‘threat actors,’ security chief says

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Navy operations chief says there’s no evidence of a cyber attack on USS John S. McCain


By Sally Persons – The Washington Times – Friday, August 25, 2017 Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John M. Richardson said Friday that there is still no evidence of a cyber attack in the accident on the USS John S. McCain. “We have no evidence to date that there has been any kind of a cyber intrusion, or a… Continue reading Navy operations chief says there’s no evidence of a cyber attack on USS John S. McCain

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Report: Critical infrastructure under risk of ‘9/11-level cyber attack’


By: Mark Pomerleau A successful cyberattack on the nation’s critical infrastructure has long been considered a looming and catastrophic threat. It’s not difficult to imagine what such an attack would look like given Ukraine has served as a test case of sorts following an attack on its grid, which has been attributed to Russian cyber actors.… Continue reading Report: Critical infrastructure under risk of ‘9/11-level cyber attack’