Information operations · Cybersecurity · cyberwar

REGISTRATION OPEN: Eighth Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Washington, DC on April 23, 2019


The agenda for the eighth annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement has been released! REGISTER Tuesday, April 23, 2019 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Lisner Auditorium US and foreign government workers and students attend for free! On the evening before the conference, The Hon. John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the US Department of… Continue reading REGISTRATION OPEN: Eighth Annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement in Washington, DC on April 23, 2019

Information operations · Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information Warfare · NATO

World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week


Press release: World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week 4 April 2019  Next week NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCDCOE) organises Locked Shields 2019, the largest and most advanced international live-fire cyber exercise in the world. The annual exercise is a unique opportunity for national cyber experts to practise… Continue reading World´s Largest International Live-Fire Cyber Exercise to be Launched Next Week

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare

UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon To Spy On iPhones Of Foes


  From this article, I can make a few conclusions.  NSA has tools which can access iPhones NSA is using tools which can access iPhones Others, beside NSA, have access to these tools, they appear to be shared or for sale Individuals, trained by NSA, are for hire Raven, an intelligence gathering group, may or… Continue reading UAE Used Cyber Super-Weapon To Spy On iPhones Of Foes

cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

When the bits hit the FAN: US military accused of knackering Russian trolls, news org’s IT gear amid midterm elections


*snicker* </end editorial> Despite fried RAID and deleted hard drives, Federal News Agency calls US Cyber Command attack a failure By Thomas Claburn in San Francisco 1 Mar 2019 at 21:05 A Russian news service is claiming that US attacks on it and an organisation accused of state-sponsored trolling has left storage systems damaged and international servers wiped after multiple malware… Continue reading When the bits hit the FAN: US military accused of knackering Russian trolls, news org’s IT gear amid midterm elections

cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia · United States

Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started


The US has figured out correctly that Russia’s president only respects force. But after the revelations of US cyber attacks against Russian targets Vladimir Putin will retaliate, says DW’s Konstantin Eggert. According to The Washington Post, the recently established US Army Cyber Command completely blocked internet services to the Internet Research Agency in Saint Petersburg — better… Continue reading Opinion: US-Russian cyber war just getting started

Cybersecurity · cyberwar · Information operations · Information Warfare · Russia

Russian State-Sponsored Hackers Are Fastest: CrowdStrike


By Eduard Kovacs on February 19, 2019 It takes Russian state-sponsored hackers less than 20 minutes to start moving laterally within a targeted organization’s network after the initial breach, according to CrowdStrike’s 2019 Global Threat Report. The security firm last year introduced a concept it named “breakout time,” which is the time it takes a threat actor… Continue reading Russian State-Sponsored Hackers Are Fastest: CrowdStrike

Cybersecurity · cyberwar

New French Cyber Offense Doctrine


An unofficial translation is available here. https://github.com/SwitHak/SwitHak.github.io/blob/master/Pub/20190119_PDF_TR-FR-EN_Public-elements-of-French-military-doctrine-of-offensive-computer-warfare.pdf Official Document: https://www.defense.gouv.fr/content/download/551531/9394285/Politique%20MINARM%20de%20lutte%20informatique%20OFFENSIVE.pdf </end editorial> En garde! ‘Cyber-war has begun’ – and France will hack first, its defence sec declares Parly-vous cyber-security? No plan to surrender, military bug bounty coming By Gareth Corfield in Lille, France 22 Jan 2019 at 20:12 FIC2019 France’s defence secretary Florence Parly today declared: “Cyber war has begun.” And she… Continue reading New French Cyber Offense Doctrine