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Ex-Cyber Spy’s Message to Board Members: You’re Not OK

Andrew France spent 30 years at the U.K. government's signals intelligence agency, GCHQ, as its Deputy Director for Cyber Defense Operations. Now he's the CEO of cyber-security firm Darktrace. Cybercrime, he says, is now a boardroom issue.

Stealth Moose Meets Concrete Donkey: GCHQ’s Goofy Ops Names

The alleged cyber spying activities by U.K. intelligence services are pretty serious: Infiltrating computers, impersonating email users, and manipulating online traffic. The names they gave these operations, though, are downright go...

Why We Can't Yet Build True Artificial Intelligence, Explained In One Sentence

Buried in Maureen Dowd's latest column for the New York Times is a perfect one sentence explanation of why true artificial intelligence for machines isn't coming any time soon. Jaron Lanier, author and prominent author/thinker/cybersociologist-type...Show More Summary

Wall Street Joins U.S. Intelligence Cronies To Form Fascist "Cyber War Council"

Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Want to hear the worst idea in the history of horrible ideas? How about we take the industry responsible for destroying the U.S. economy and wrecking the lives of tens of millions...Show More Summary

Security startup Hexadite comes out of stealth mode and takes in $2.5 million

3 weeks agoTechnology : GigaOM

The founders of this Israel-based incident response startup were all members of Unit 8200, a part of Israeli Military Intelligence that specializes in cyber intelligence gathering.

Former Israeli Intelligence Officials Get $2.5M To Seed Cyber Security Company Hexadite

3 weeks agoTechnology : TechCrunch

Cyber security startup Hexadite, launched by three former Israeli intelligence officials, came out of stealth today and announced $2.5 million in seed funding. The money comes from YL Ventures with a contribution from former Microsoft Vice president Moshe Lichtman, a general partner at Israeli venture capital firm, Israel Growth Partners. Read More

Snowden Leaks Cost Nation’s Cyber Security Efforts, Former NSA Official Says

A former deputy National Security Agency director said intelligence secrets leaked by Edward Snowden last June derailed legislative attempts to encourage the public and private sectors to share information about vulnerabilities in cyberspace, and said the government must do more to encourage such collaboration.

Raytheon: 6 Different Insiders Have Sold Shares During The Last 30 Days

By Markus Aarnio: Raytheon Company (RTN) develops integrated products, services, and solutions in the areas of sensing; effects; command, control, communications, and intelligence; mission support; and cyber and information securityShow More Summary

Insight Venture Partners acquires majority interest in security intelligence company FireMon

Venture Capitalist firm Insight Venture Partners is taking a majority interest in cyber security purveyor FireMon, which has seen a massive 120 percent growth since Q1 of last year. FireMon specializes in software packages that manage security systems and keep …

The NSA Is Seeking To Fill A Cyber Intelligence Analyst Position In Its Hawaii Location

In a world in which the Twitter account of one secret government agency, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, jokes about the topic of abuse of secrecy and personal privacy - something which back in the day resulted in the impeachment...Show More Summary

BT names UK intelligence expert Les Anderson as VP of its cyber unit

BT has named Les Anderson, a well-known technologist and program manager in the UK's intelligence, security and defense community, as its new vice president of cyber.

Study Shows Businesses Not Prepared for Attacks

Amazing: With the proliferation of cyber attacks globally, most businesses are ill-prepared to deal with this, says research from the Economist Intelligence Unit and Arbor Networks. Perhaps businesses have an “It won’t happen to us”Show More Summary

Nearly Half Of Americans Claim They've Changed Their Behavior Due To NSA

4 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The folks at the NSA and their defenders used to use the argument that we were on the verge of a "cyber pearl harbor" in their constant attempts to change laws to give the NSA and others in law enforcement and intelligence more powers to spy on everyone (the argument being that they would do this in order to "protect" us). Show More Summary

'Intelligence' Recap: Brotherly Love Leads to a Possible Nuclear Meltdown

Intelligence is on a roll with the computer hacking thing in this week's episode "The Grey Hat." The west coast goes dark thanks to a highly sophisticated cyber worm sucking the life out of the power grid. The only one who could even pull this off is a young and notorious computer hacker named Troy. Show More Summary

NSA nominee backs protection for companies in any cyber law

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's nominee to head the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command said on Tuesday liability protection for corporations that share information with intelligence agencies is crucial in any new U.S. cyber...

At CeBIT, Robot Moon Monkeys, Soccer Analytics, and Cyber War Rooms

Meet Charlie, the robot moon monkey built by the German Center for Artificial Intelligence in Bremen, and exhibited this week at the CeBIT exhibition in Hanover, Germany.

You wouldn't need to be drunk to enjoy Intelligence, for once

5 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last night's episode of Intelligence had its flaws – my god, how awful is Cyber Com's security? – but I will forgive those because this was the first time the show delivered solid entertainment, on purpose. Right up until Riley's little speech at the end. Read more...

BAE Systems: 60% of US Businesses Have Increased Cyber Security Budget

Majority of American companies view targeted cyber attack as a top 3 business risk. Organized groups of fraudsters viewed as presenting greatest cyber threat. Grasp of vulnerabilities and threat intelligence named as best tools to help Boards tackle threat BAE […]

Foreign Intelligence or Intelligence?

The debate over the National Security Agency's cyber surveillance and collection of telephone records should lead to a better balance between rights of privacy and requirements of foreign intelligence. But whatever the outcome of that...Show More Summary

Snowden Leak: The UK Hacked Anonymous

UK intelligence once gave Anonymous and LulzSec a taste of its own medicine, hitting them with the exact kind of cyber attack they're infamous for employing, according to a new leak from Edward Snowden obtained by NBC News. A secret British intelligence outfit known as JTRIG (the Joint Threat Research...

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