US To Establish Cyber Mission Force By 2018

October 1, 2015 @ 01:02 PM

The US Department of Defense is planning to establish a massive Cyber Mission Force by 2018 to prevent cyber crimes against the country. The Department officials said in hearing at the US House Armed Services Committee that Cyber Mission Force would comprise of some 68 Cyber Protection Teams that...

CYBERBIT Awarded Cyber-security Contracts by European and African Customers

August 30, 2015 @ 12:34 PM

Elbit Systems subsidiary, CYBERBIT was recently awarded cyber security contracts by a European and an African country. The contracts will be performed over a two-year period

Chinese Army to Focus on Ocean, Space, Cyberspace, Nuclear Force

May 26, 2015 @ 07:31 AM

A Chinese military white paper has identified the ocean, the outer space, cyberspace and nuclear force as the four "critical security domains" the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) will focus on in the future. Released in Beijing this morning, the paper provides an insight into the People Liberation Army (PLA) thrust areas...

General Dyamics High Speed Encryptor Gets ‘top secret’ NSA Certification

April 6, 2015 @ 08:35 PM

General Dynamics Mission Systems' new TACLANE in-line network encryptor is now certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) to secure information at the Top Secret level and below. The NSA certification authorizes U

Kaspersky Report Exposes US Security Agency Of Cyber Spying Operations

February 17, 2015 @ 01:56 PM

Kaspersky has exposed a series of US cyber-espionage operations using spying software to eavesdrop various institutions globally. The exposé might have major repercussions on the US companies having their offices in China

Iran Created ‘Shamoon’ Malware By Learning From ‘Stuxnet’ Attack

February 11, 2015 @ 12:13 PM

After suffering a devastating cyber attack by the ‘Stuxnet virus engineered by Israel and the US, Iran learnt from the experience to create the ‘Shamoon virus. The US National Security Administration (NSA) suspects that Iran's state hackers learned from previous attacks against its networks and created the ‘Shamoon virus which infected 30,000 computers of the Saudi-American oil company, ARAMCO in 2012 besides infiltrating over 50 aerospace, airline and petrol corporations, hospitals and universities all over the world

US To Set Up Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center

February 10, 2015 @ 12:44 PM

The US is set to announce the setting up of a Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center(CTIIC), a new department designed to protect US government and commercial interests from digital attacks. The CTIIC is said to be the outcome of President Obama pledge to bolster America's digital security in his most recent state of the union address, US media outlet, Engadet reported

Microsoft To Share Windows Source Code With Indian Army

February 4, 2015 @ 09:19 AM

The Indian Army will be using proprietary Windows source code of Microsoft with an aim to develop Secure Operating System. “Microsoft has agreed to give the source code

Pentagon To Store Non-Sensitive Data In Cloud

January 31, 2015 @ 11:59 AM

US Department of Defense will move its non-sensitive data to the cloud storage system in order to reduce costs and enhance security. “We are such a big market that they [commercial companies] will be willing to adapt their security to meet us

China’s New Cyber-security Framework to Guard Against US NSA Intrusion

January 31, 2015 @ 08:06 AM

Chinas new cyber-security framework which has upset US business groups may have been setup in response to alleged US intrusion into Chinese business and government networks. China recently announced that it is coming up with a framework or set of guidelines governing the transmission of data and government being able to access such transmission

NATO Reps Get Alliance's Cyber Response Demo

January 24, 2015 @ 12:18 PM

Permanent Representatives to the North Atlantic Council visited NATOs cyber defence centre in Mons, Belgium on Friday. The NATO ambassadors and Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow received briefings and a demonstration of NATO's Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC)

Tackling Cyber Attacks To Be Discussed At World Economic Forum In Davos

January 22, 2015 @ 01:07 PM

Protection of critical infrastructure from cyber attacks has become an important priority for world leaders, says Eugene Kaspersky, chairman and CEO of Kaspersky Lab Thursday. He will be addressing the most pressing issues facing cyber-security and how to address them during a panel session at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week