NEWS & ANALYSIS
Jun 07, 2013 -Cybertechnology stands alongside land, sea, air, and space as the newest domain, but it is also the newest category of weapon, and the government is slow in addressing its dangers, said General Michael Hayden, former head of the National Security Agency and former CIA director, speaking at a Washington, D.C., cybersecurity forum sponsored by Kaspersky Lab earlier this week.
Jun 03, 2013 -Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters that he plans to address cybersecurity on his trip to Asia, three scientists were among those killed by a tornado in Oklahoma on Friday, and a government program to detect corrosion in infrastructure lacks follow-through.
May 28, 2013 -Chinese hackers breach some of the United States' most sensitive weapons systems designs, the European Commission investigates Google, and Senator John McCain makes a quiet trip to Syria to meet with rebel leaders.
May 10, 2013 -Protecting U.S. federal civilian government networks and the U.S. critical infrastructure against cyberthreats requires an aggressive and proactive approach, but privacy and legal concerns must be part of the equation, says the DHS official in charge of one program involved in the effort.
Mar 13, 2013 -Microsoft is creating a Cybercrime Center to centralize all investigations. The U.S. Defense Department is envisioning cybersecurity specialist battalions. And Japan's prime minister calls for increased antiterrorism measures at Nuclear plants.
Feb 19, 2013 -Cyberattacks on U.S. interests traced to Chinese building associated with its army; Turkey goes after members of terrorist group responsible for attack on U.S. Embassy; civilians killed in Afghanistan declined. And more.
Feb 07, 2013 -Concerns are being raised about the European Commission's new cybersecurity strategy. Estonia is the poster child for cybersecurity. Homeland Security Secretary Napolitano says insistence that the border be secured before immigration reform is a flawed argument. A new GAO report says that the FCC was lax in security control for the Enhanced Secured Network Project.
Jan 17, 2013 -Security guard leaves weapon in bathroom at middle school. The newest model of TASERS contains black box-type features. The U.S. grounds all 787s. And more.
Jan 04, 2013 -Threats to the infrastructure are both real and growing. These insiders discuss the nature of the threat and what can be done to mitigate it.
Dec 25, 2012 -From Anonymous to the Department of Homeland Security, security experts weigh in on cyberthreats to look out for in 2013. They include Java, privacy violations, DDoS attacks, and mobile malware.