Blog Posts Tagged with "cyber"

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A Sharing Economy for Security

September 25, 2015 Added by:Anne Bonaparte

Hackers trade information to make their attacks more effective. If organizations want to beat back the bad guys, they must also learn to share.

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Can CTF Players Replace Professional Penetration Testers?

September 23, 2015 Added by:Ilia Kolochenko

The first issue with the majority of CTFs is that they focus on single result (flag), rather than a process of comprehensive consecutive security testing.

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The Technical Limitations of Lloyd’s Cyber Report on the Insurance Implications of Cyberattack on the US Grid

July 31, 2015 Added by:Joe Weiss

The recent Lloyd’s report on cyber implications of the electric grid serves an important need to understand the insurance implications of a cyber attack against the electric grid. Unfortunately, I believe the technical aspects of the hypothesized attack in the Lloyd’s study are too flawed to be used.

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Challenges and Solutions of Threat and Vulnerability Sharing in 2015

June 29, 2015 Added by:Shawn Masters

Overcoming the challenges that information sharing presents will require greater collaboration across the financial industry and a focus on combined efforts rather than individual protection

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Department of Defense Reveals New Cyber Strategy

April 25, 2015 Added by:Mike Lennon

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on Thursday unveiled its latest cyber strategy, described as a way to guide the development of DoD's cyber forces and strengthen its cyber defense and cyber deterrence posture.

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A Wake-up Call to Ignoring Cyber Threats – PG&E Indicted on Criminal Charges

April 07, 2014 Added by:Joe Weiss

On April 1, a federal grand jury indicted PG&E on 12 counts of knowingly and willfully violating the federal Pipeline Safety Act leading to the San Bruno natural gas pipeline rupture.

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The Chilling State of Cyber Affairs (US DoD Report)

June 28, 2013 Added by:Don Eijndhoven

With all the attention pointed towards PRISM, another interesting publication was virtually overlooked. Earlier last month, a taskforce belonging to the US DoD's Defense Science Board (DSB) released a final report titled "Resilient Military Systems and the Advanced Cyber Threat" [PDF], that reports on the findings of an 18-month research project.

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