Army Cyber Institute: “The Secret War Against the United States”

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ARMY CYBER INSTITUTE WEST POINT The Cyber Defense Review  “The Secret War Against the United States” The Top Threat to National Security and the American Dream Cyber and Asymmetrical Hybrid Warfare An Urgent Call to Action Read the full Cyber Defense Review on Army.mil. Download the PDF. ABSTRACT Imagine if Pearl Harbor had been attacked and there had been no … Read More

Pentagon report: Russian leaders believe they are already at war with the United States—in the gray zone

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A group of governmental, military, and outside experts published a white paper urging the US government to jump fully into the so-called gray zone—the conceptual space in which countries take action that lies somewhere on the continuum between warfare and peaceable relations.  Russia, they say, is exploiting it effectively. It’s in the gray zone that Russia meddles with elections, launches … Read More

Experts: Spies use fake profiles, AI-generated photos on Linkedin

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A phantom LinkedIn profile that appears to use an artificially generated face is typical, experts say, of espionage efforts on the professional networking site. LONDON — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who’s-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to … Read More

Cyber crime widely under-reported, Isaca study shows

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Cyber crime, which is the top cyber threat to business, remains widely under-reported, and only a third of organisations are confident in their ability to detect and respond to threats, a study reveals Cyber attack vectors remain largely the same year over year, attack volume will increase and cyber crime may be vastly underreported, according to the 2019 State of cybersecurity study from … Read More

What corporate boards still don’t understand about cyber risk

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A recent study from the National Association of Corporate Directors highlights that one in five directors is dissatisfied with the quality of cyber-risk information that the board gets from management. Board members who felt their company was properly secured against a cyberattack fell to 37% in 2017 from 42% in 2016. One of the primary reasons for this drop in cybersecurity … Read More

China’s Information Warfare Force Gets a New Commander

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China’s information warfare force, the People’s Liberation Army Strategic Support Force (PLASSF), has a new commander. Lieutenant General Li Fengbiao has replaced General Gao Jin as the new PLASSF Commander. How Do We Know? Chinese state media CCTV footage from the National Public Security Work Conference, held on May 7 and 8, shows Lieutenant General Li wearing the PLASSF insignia, indicating that … Read More