Source: Jason Healey, US News
America’s generals and spymasters have decided they can secure a better future in cyberspace through, what else, covert warfare, preemptive attacks, and clandestine intelligence.
Tag Archives: Cyberwar
Source: Chris Bronk, The New York Times
“There’s no cyberwar without a real war,” argues cryptographer Bruce Schneier. Yet some sort of cyberconflict with China is afoot.
Titled “800 Titles but no policy – Thoughts on Cyber Warfare,” the piece examines the cyber arms race and government responses to cyber warfare threats.
Cyberspace is considered by the principal governments to be the fifth domain of warfare such as space, land, sea and air, and due to this reason, principal countries are mass investing in the development of new cyber capabilities to protect it.
Source: Scott Shane, The New York Times
For years, even as the United States carried out sophisticated cyberattacks on Iran’s nuclear program and the Pentagon created a Cyber Command, officials have been hesitant to discuss American offensive cyberwarfare programs openly.
Source: Amber Corrin, Federal Computer
Present-day cyber risks run the gamut from fairly innocuous password hacks to attacks with the potential to bring a country’s daily operations to a grinding halt.
Source: Network World
Bruce Schneier, noted security expert and author, whose most recent book is “Liars and Outliers,” argues the U.S. made a mistake with Stuxnet, and he discusses why it’s important for the world to tackle cyber-arms control now in an interview with Network World senior editor Ellen Messmer.
Source: Steven Aftergood, Secrecy News
The U.S. military is placing too much emphasis on defense against cyber attacks when it should be developing offensive cyber capabilities, according to Sen. John McCain.
In a post, Citizen Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow Eneken Tikk reflects on the US-Yemen cyber war panic after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s speech at the Special Operations Forces Industry Conference Dinner.