By Mark Jaycox | (Electronic Frontier Foundation) | – The House passed two cybersecurity “information sharing” bills today: the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence’s Protecting Cyber Networks Act, and the House…
The New York Times reported yesterday that a drone strike mean't to kill four Al Qaeda terrorists also killed two hostages that no one knew were there. This tragedy also revealed that drone operators rely upon signatures to form a "guesstimate" of the target.In Pakistan, unlike elsewhere in the world, the White House permits the C.I.A. Show More Summary
Raytheon is betting it can leverage the cybersecurity skills it honed for the U.S. military and intelligence agencies to sell to banks and retailers, investing almost $1.7 billion to establish a stand-alone cyber business.
An Oregon software programmer is calling on President Barrack Obama to arrest him for possibly violating an executive order which the 27-year-old believes prohibits citizens from providing cyber currency to intelligence leaker Edward Snowden.
Mataparda (CC BY 2.0) The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act failed after Edward Snowden’s revelations of mass government spying. But today it’s back, largely unchanged, as the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act—and President...Show More Summary
This article proposes that commercial cyber intelligence products have multiple flaws which make it unreliable for use by the U.S. government, and that it falls upon the government to address those flaws in the following ways: Examine cyber threat intelligence for indicators of deception. Show More Summary
The US House Select Committee on Intelligence stated Tuesday that the US federal government and private sector should share data on cyber threats upon advancing the Protecting Cyber Networks Act.
The U.S. Capitol, with a gazing tourist. Image: Reuters. Today in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence introduced an internet threat-sharing bill, “The Protecting Cyber Networks Act.” Read the rest
Several pending bills would promote increased sharing of cybersecurity-related information — such as threat intelligence and system vulnerabilities — in order to combat the perceived rise in the frequency and intensity of cyber attacks against private and government entities. Show More Summary
by Angela Guess Rachel King recently wrote for the Wall Street Journal blog, “Artificial intelligence and machine learning are playing a larger role in cybersecurity, which can in theory help companies identify risks and anticipate problems before they occur. Show More Summary
The US Senate Intelligence Committee approved a bill Thursday which facilitates the sharing of information about cybersecurity threats between private companies and US government intelligence agencies. Critics fear it’s "a surveillance bill by another name."
Just a week ago, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testified before Congress that his fundamental concern focuses on the “moderate, iterative and constant barrage of cyber attacks on U.S. infrastructure” that will “impose cumulative costs on U.S.economic competitiveness and national security.” Whether one agrees or not, Clapper’s comment led me to… Read More
The agency says restructuring will bring it to the digital forefront -- and digital intelligence gathering is now critical.
CIA Director John Brennan said in a statement that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) will establish a new Digital Innovation Center.
By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Central Intelligence Agency is launching one of the biggest reorganizations in its history, aimed in part at sharpening its focus on cyber operations and incorporating digital innovations into intelligence gathering, CIA director John Brennan said. Show More Summary
Russian cyber attacks rank as the greatest threat to the United States’ national security, though “cyber-Armageddon events” are unlikely, according an assessment delivered Wednesday by the head of US intelligence.
Cyber threats "are increasing in frequency, scale, sophistication, and severity."
It’s becoming clearer with every new hack or DDoS that governments need to pay more attention to cyber security, so the White House has now signed for the creation of a new agency to help do just that: the Cyber Thread Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). Show More Summary
The president designated the "Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center" to coordinate and "connect the dots" of agencies fighting hacker attacks. FBI former executive assistant director and head of it's cyber security branch Shawn Henry joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the summit.
The United States Government is setting up a dedicated cybersecurity agency following a year of high profile hacking attacks in 2014. The new agency, to be called the Cyber Threat and Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC) falls under the control of … Continue reading ?