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...

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...

US, UK To ‘Cyber Attack’ One Another to Test Defenses Against ISIS...

January 17, 2015 @ 10:23 AM

The US and the UK will be launching cyber attacks against one another to test mutual defenses following last weeks hacking of social media accounts of the US militarys central command (CENTCOM) allegedly by ISIS sympathizers. Both the nations are looking to increase sharing of information about threats and to work...

Skeleton Key Malware A Threat To Active Directory Systems

January 15, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

Dell researchers have discovered a new malware, dubbed Skeleton Key which can bypass the authentication process on Active Directory systems. The research published by Dell SecureWorks Counter Threat Unit (CTU) team this week, identify Skeleton Key malware as a deceiving tool for the hackers to find a way around AD systems single factor authentication - in other words, systems that rely on passwords alone for security

France To Wiretap Exchanges On Social Media, Beef Up Domestic Surveillance

January 15, 2015 @ 10:55 AM

The French government is likely to intensify the search of cyber-criminals with the launch of a massive surveillance program to track exchanges that pass through social media, covering audio and video communications. Prime Minister Manuel Valls yesterday announced 54 measures his government was considering since the attacks last week on Charlie Hebdo magazine office

US Army Criminal Investigation Command Selects A-T Solutions’ Crime Scene Diagramming Tool

January 14, 2015 @ 01:57 PM

A-T Solutions has won a contract to provide the US Army Criminal Investigation Command with ScenePD Pro, crash and crime scene diagramming tool developed for professional investigators in the field. “A-T Solutions is extremely pleased to have this opportunity to provide the U

UK Plans To Ban WhatsApp, Other Encrypted Messaging Apps

January 14, 2015 @ 12:55 PM

The UK Prime Minister David Cameron vows to ban messaging apps like WhatsApp, iMessage, Snapchat and Telegram to stop the use of encrypted communication services, as an effort to combat terror attacks. Cameron said he will introduce a legislation to provide intelligence agencies a legal framework to crack down on communications of terror suspects

Symantec Hires 65 Engineers From Narus, Boeing’s Cybersecurity Subsidary

January 13, 2015 @ 11:12 AM

Symantec has entered in an agreement with Boeings cybersecurity subsidiary, Narus to hire 65 engineers and data scientists and licensing technology after Boeing decided to close down its commercial cybersecurity business. Boeing however, will continue the cybersecurity services for government and defense customers

Hacktivists Group Threatens to Close Social Networking Accounts of Terrorists

January 12, 2015 @ 02:05 PM

After #JeSuisCharlie trending on twitter, a hacktivist group Anonymous has released a YouTube video statement condemning the attacks on the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo. The hacktivist group warned terrorists around the globe that it would avenge the attack on the offices of the French satirical magazine, Huffington Post reported

SuperCom Plans Acquisition Of Israel-based Cyber Security Company

January 7, 2015 @ 10:46 AM

SuperCom Ltd is planning to acquire Israel-based cyber security company Prevision Ltd as part of its strategy to offer complimentary security products and solutions to its growing customer base. The company expects the deal to contain an upfront cash payment and a potential earn out payments over five years, with the total aggregate payment capped at $2