From Krebs on Security:It all started a few months back when I received a note from Lance James, head of cyber intelligence at Deloitte. James pinged me to share something discovered by FireEye researcher Michael Shoukry and anotherShow More Summary
Hacker Anonymous downed not only the site of Mossad, the country’s intelligence agency, but also other key government sites. Anonymous has launched a full-frontal assault on the Israeli government’s web presence over recent events in Gaza. It’s alleged that the attacks were sparked by the death of Tayeb Abu Shehada, 22, a Palestinian protestor shot [...]
The UK i ntelligence agency GCHQ has accredited six British Master's degrees in Cyber Security as meeting its " stringent criteria" for training young Cyber Security staff. And, presumably, future spies. Read more...
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.
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...
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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 …
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 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.
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
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 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
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...
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.
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...