Items Tagged with "Cyber Warfare"


Attribution: Inductive vs. Deductive Reasoning

May 18, 2012 Added by:Infosec Island Admin

In the present day where cyberwar is all the rage, and governments as well as private sector entities are seeking to cash in on the power grab that is mostly information warfare - as the Chinese call it - too many are forgetting a core problem to the picture: Attribution...

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Hacking-Kung Fu: Aims and Objectives Part 2

May 06, 2012 Added by:Quintius Walker

A major aim of Kung-Fu Hacking training is System Security - or more so being able to secure your own systems. This ability to defend ourselves is a general asset, and has long-term benefits as more and more vulnerabilities become exploitable to the general public...

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Chinese Military Advocates Cyber Offensive Capability

May 02, 2012 Added by:Headlines

“If this represents the official line of thinking, this means that the prospects are not good that a limited conflict in a Taiwan Straits would remain localized to that geography without escalating into an all-out war,” said Chinese cyber warfare expert Dmitri Alperovitch...

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Officials Examine the Militarization of Cyberspace

April 16, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"If there is significant information of a cyber-event, we reserve the right to use tools in our toolbox,. When does a cyber-attack achieve critical level? When one can attribute an attack that deliberately causes loss of life," a U.S. official stated...

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Botnets a Growing National Security Concern

April 13, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

There is no clear line between cybercrime and cyber warfare, and botnets are a serious threat with tremendous offensive potential. Through a botnet it is possible to attack the nerve centers of a country, and isolated attacks can target critical infrastructure...

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DoD Comments on Cyberwar and the Law of Armed Conflict

April 13, 2012 Added by:Headlines

“We’re trying to think about cyber operations as a new form of policy tool that gives the president or the secretary of defense new options. We’re not actively looking to mount operations in cyberspace... We want to do it only when appropriate and when there’s a good reason to.."

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A Navy SEAL Provides Lessons on Security

April 12, 2012 Added by:Ali-Reza Anghaie

Powerful Peace absolutely applies in our field. Information Security professionals can draw out the roadmap to economic and potential physical catastrophe. In this field we won't have the benefit of hindsight, we need to get it right before it gets out of control...

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U.S. Officials Warn of Global Cyber Arms Race

April 11, 2012 Added by:Headlines

"What we're looking at is a global cyber arms race. It's not proceeding at a leisurely or even a linear fashion but in fact is accelerating. I wouldn't claim that it's following Moore's law, but the curve looks kind of similar," said U.S. Cyber Command's Rear Admiral Samuel Cox...

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Dutch Response to AIV/CAVV Advice on Digital Warfare

April 09, 2012 Added by:Matthijs R. Koot

The digital domain is a new operational domain for the armed forces. The Ministry of Defense is investing to significantly strengthen existing capabilities and develop new ones including offensive. The right to self-defense also applies to cyber attacks...

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China, Cyber Warfare and Challenges for the Future

April 09, 2012 Added by:Pierluigi Paganini

China's growing presence in cyber space will result in an increase in cyber operations against the nation. Due to the imbalance between an aggressive cyber offense its weak cyber defense capabilities, it could be the origin of significant technological problems for China...

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Taking the Crowbar to Cyber-Denying Eyes

April 03, 2012 Added by:Don Eijndhoven

Making your own arbitrary definition of Cyber Warfare and discounting MOUNTAINS of evidence that undermine your point isn't very scholarly to say the least. Can we please stop giving a stage to these people who are obviously cherry-picking their way to an uninformed argument?

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Defense Department Finalizing Cyberwar Operations Guidelines

March 21, 2012 Added by:Headlines

“I think the capabilities are available in cyber to virtually cripple this nation, to bring down the power grid system, to impact on our governmental systems, to impact on Wall Street on our financial systems, and literally to paralyze this country..."

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What are Cyber Weapons?

March 14, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle

"Instruments of code-borne attack span a wide spectrum, from generic but low-potential tools to specific but high-potential weaponry. This distinction brings into relief a two-pronged hypothesis that stands in stark contrast to some of the received wisdom on cyber-security..."

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How FUD Defends Against APT

March 08, 2012 Added by:J. Oquendo

We placed computers in the environment of our critical infrastructure that are responsible for the things like water, power, communications - but we never engineered security into the equation. We are looking at a magnificent attack in the next couple of months, even days or hours...

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North Korea’s Cyber War Forces

March 06, 2012 Added by:Dan Dieterle

North Korean Students that show aptitude are selected from elementary schools and are groomed in cyber warfare throughout their college years. They constantly hone their skills and even attend foreign colleges to learn the latest security techniques...

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The Chinese Government and PLA’s Use of Information Warfare

March 04, 2012

Conclusions of the research and analysis indicate that there is a direct and quantifiable historical linkage between the People’s Republic of China and cyber warfare. This correlation is divided into three sectors as a nation state information warfare initiative...

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