Cyber war, China key to security

Cyber war, China 'key to security'
The Australian
JULIA Gillard will this week identify the rise of China and a massive escalation in cyber attacks against government and industry as two of the key security issues facing the nation in a major address designed to strengthen Labor's defence credentials.

Companies face EU cyber security law
Financial Times
Large tech companies such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft will have to notify security breaches to national cyber crime authorities or risk sanctions under proposed new legislation, the EU's top digital affairs official said. Brussels is finalising a ...

Iran beefed up its own cyber security after Stuxnet, says US general
Iran responded to a 2010 cyber-attack on its nuclear facilities by beefing up its owncyber-capabilities, and will be a "force to be reckoned with" in the future, a senior U.S. Air Force official told reporters on Thursday. General William Shelton, who ...


US general warns of Iran's growing cyber strength
Learning a lesson from the Stuxnet attack, Iran has beefed up its cyber forces and poses a greater threat to the United States. At least, that was the word of warning from U.S. Air Force General William Shelton yesterday, according to Reuters. Speaking ...

Cyber security and the scramble to invest
Public Service
Yet despite this investment, every second, 18 people fall victim to cyber crime. According to a study by Britain's Office of Cyber Security and Information Assurance, its total cost to the British economy is £27bn (or $43.5bn US dollars) per year, with ...

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EU Proposals To Force Cyber Attack Transparency On Businesses
TechWeekEurope UK
A draft proposal for the Cyber Security Strategy of the European Union has been making its way around Brussels, but has not been released to the press yet. It will be officially unveiled by Neelie Kroes, EU Digital Agenda vice president, and her team ...

TechWeekEurope UK

CounterTack Awarded Patent for Next-Generation Cyber Attack Detection ...
Marketwire (press release)
"Facing the cyber arms race of this generation's Cold War, we started with a vision that the industry needed new approaches for cyber security based on a better understanding of the attacker," said Alen Capalik, CounterTack founder. "It's gratifying to ...

Cyber Security Alliance warns of cyber stalking
“Cyber stalking is something we need to continue to teach people about,” said Aimee Larsen Kirkpatrick, senior director of partnership engagement and strategic initiatives at the securityalliance. “Young people need to be especially vigilant about it ...

The war on cyber crime rages on
Information Age
... to the previous year, up from 72% in 2011 and up from 41% in 2009. When announcing a newcyber security centre in the UK in October, foreign secretary William Hague called for a new international consensus to improve cooperation between states ...

Stuxnet encouraged Iran to boost cyber war capabilities
Shelton issued the warning during a press briefing about his US Air Force division, that also includes America's cyber-warfare units. He pointed out that Iran's reaction to the Stuxnet attack on the Natanz uranium enrichment facility was to rapidly ...


Your Utility's Focus for 2013? Cyber Security
Energy Collective
How should electric utilities be adjusting to the 21st century? It seems with the explosion of smart grid technology across the country, and the world, utilities will now be accountable for something that has previously not been an issue: cyber security.

Cyber Security Alliance warns of cyber stalking - PRWeek US
WASHINGTON: The National Cyber Security Alliance is working to raise awareness about cyberstalking by releasing survey data it compiled with IT security firm ...

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