Nations prepare for cyber war

Nations prepare for cyber war
CNN - Canada
So a cyber Cold War is already in progress. But some security companies believe that battle will become even more heated this year. "Nation states and armies will be more frequent actors and victims of cyberthreats," a team of researchers at McAfee ...

State Agencies Yet To Fully Implement Cyber Security Protections
Tim Smith, The Greenville News. Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Not all cabinet agencies have fully implemented cyber security protections that some experts and lawmakers say are basic steps in protecting taxpayers' information, almost three months after a ...

SC agencies yet to fully implement cyber protections
Nearly three months after the South Carolina Department of Revenue breach was publicly disclosed, officials do not know the exact state of cyber security at all state agencies. (Gannett, Mykal McEldowney/The Greenville (S.C.) News) (Photo: Mykal ...

Hackers and phishers target Kiwis
New Zealand Herald
The threat of cyber crime has been recognised as a key area in government strategy papers and led to the establishment of a specialist centre within the Government Communications Security Bureau. There is also an intelligence group inside the ...

Mahindra SSG launches IAHS Academy to train cyber security professionals at ...
To address the gap of cyber security professionals in India, Mahindra Special Services Group (MSSG), a key strategic risk consulting firm, launched the "Information Assurance and Homeland Security (IAHS) Academy" at the IIT Mumbai Tech Fest 2013 on 3 ...

Government Backed Cyber Warfare will Persist during 2013: Kaspersky
SPAMfighter News
Kaspersky the security company has just published its chief forecasts for 2013, according to which, the year will continue to have cyber-warfare that'll be government-backed. Last year (2012), researchers at Kaspersky Lab detected 3 prominent malware ...

Coalition Urged To 'Redouble' Cyber Offence Efforts After Mid-Term Review
TechWeekEurope UK
In its mid-term review, the Coalition today said it had made significant efforts to bolster the nation's security, especially in the network space. It pointed to the extra £650 million pumped into cyber security, as well as the comprehensive strategy ...

TechWeekEurope UK

SiteLock to Serve as Data Privacy Day Champion for National Cyber Security ... (press release)
Organized through the National Cyber Security Alliance, Data Privacy Day (DPD) is held on January 28th and serves as a reminder of the importance of protecting the private and financial data of all online citizens. The celebration will focus around the ...

Iran launches more cyber attacks | Washington Free Beacon
By Bill Gertz
Several government agencies, including the military's U.S. Cyber Command, U.S. intelligence agencies, the Department of Homeland Security, and the FBI are responsible for dealing with cyberattacks. Yet the White House is in charge of directing any counterattacks on nation-states ... The administration appears to be treating the Iranian cyber attacks as a law enforcement matter rather than covert warfare. White House National Security Council spokesman Tommy Vietor declined to ...
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