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Are cyberweapons worth it? The economics behind this clandestine market

Are cyberweapons worth it? The economics behind this clandestine market

The use of cyberweapons as a form of retaliation against hostile states by world governments has never been more evident. Take, for example, the US Government’s response to Iran’s downing of one of its surveillance…

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No more social media for you, an irked judge tells Roger Stone

No more social media for you, an irked judge tells Roger Stone

A federal judge who has warned Roger Stone to stop criticizing the criminal case against him on social media finally banned him from the platforms outright. Prosecutors have complained to U.S. District Judge Amy Berman…

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Seeing Is Believing

Seeing Is Believing

The video went viral shortly after Pelosi said that Donald Trump’s family should stage an intervention with the president “for the good of the country.” The faked video surfaced on Facebook, where it was viewed…

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The Cybersecurity 202: Time’s running out for Congress to boost 2020 election security

The Cybersecurity 202: Time’s running out for Congress to boost 2020 election security

WASHINGTON – If Congress wants to deliver more money for states to secure the 2020 election against hackers, it had better get moving. That’s the message from Vermont’s top election official, Jim Condos, a Democrat…

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Is offense really your best defense?

Is offense really your best defense?

establish attribution of an attack disrupt cyberattacks without damaging other computers retrieve and destroy stolen files monitor the behavior of an attacker and utilize beaconing technology In June, the House Appropriations Committee approved a spending…

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Cyber-Resilience

Cyber-Resilience

“The concept of cyber-resiliency does not need to be a brand new discipline for organizations. Prior investments in business continuity can be leveraged with the cyberdefense principles of identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover to…

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Cybersecurity

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing Cybersecurity

Cyber attacks could be one of the worst things that could happen to you. Simply put, a cyber attack is when hackers try to gain access to your computer system or network. The penetration of…

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Government is exposing identities of child abuse victims

Government is exposing identities of child abuse victims

Investigators at the FBI and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are exposing the identities of victims of child abuse, Forbes has discovered. The discovery was made by looking closely at court filings, in which the…

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Most cyber attacks from the US: report

Most cyber attacks from the US: report

A Chinese report warned on Monday that most cyber attacks against Chinese networks in 2018 came from the US, which Chinese experts predicted that the latter is preparing to wage a large-scale “cyber war” but…

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The moral clarity of ‘Cult of the Dead Cow’

The moral clarity of ‘Cult of the Dead Cow’

In recent years, the word “hacker” has shed some of its negative connotation in policy circles as lawmakers discover white hats who are trying to make the world a better place. That evolution – to…