Hal Berghel: CIA & Cyber-Babble vs. Cyber-Attribution UPDATE 1

On the Problem of (Cyber) Attribution Is the recent report from the three-letter agencies on the alleged Russian hack of the Democratic National Committee evidence-based attribution or attributibabble? Attitudes and judgments have these biases baked into them. Failing to appreciate this simple fact allows all sundry forms of popular nonsense to remain unchallenged. Such is …

Robert Steele: “I Told You So” — From Elections to Yahoo, Everyone Has Been Grossly Irresponsible on Cyber-Security

The below letter was sent to the White House point person for cyber-security in 1994. I introduced NSA to hackers (they brought two bus-loads to my 1993 conference), co-founded the Information Warfare Conference with Winn Schwartau, and was the opening speaker at Hackers on Planet Earth (HOPE) in 1994. Apart from ignoring us entirely — …

James Bamford: NSA Leaker of NSA Cyber-Tools Declares War on Elite — Attacks on Digital Wealth Coming….

Commentary: Evidence points to another Snowden at the NSA The key paragraph: Then after what they call the “fun Cyber Weapons Auction” comes the real message, a serious threat. “We want make sure Wealthy Elite recognizes the danger [of] cyberweapons. Let us spell out for Elites. Your wealth and control depends on electronic data.” Now, …

Reflections on Cyber-Corruption

It breaks my heart to watch all things cyber continue along very corrupt paths associated with a melange of linear thinking, bureaucratic inertia, truly evil covert operations that undermine cyber-security, and of course the persistent lack of accountability. It was my great privilege to be among the first to sound the alarm on cyber-security, joining …

Winn Schwartau: Airlines in Cyber-Panic? PLUS Robert Steele on Criminal Irresponsibility UPDATE 5

I REALLY believe in this. This is serious shit.  W UPDATE 5: Note from Winn with Link to Pilot Brief on Avionics Insecurity EXTRACT I am saying something very simple: I don’t know, and I don’t know anyone else who really does know, for absolutely sure, how secure the various networks and systems on airplanes …

Berto Jongman: Cyber-Threats Current & Emerging

Current and Emerging Cyber-Threats Security expert Steve Durbin discusses nation-state espionage and the dangers lurking in cyberspace, and urges organizations to become cyber resilient. QUESTIONS ONLY What should CIOs be most concerned about in Threat Horizon 2016? How can enterprises mitigate nation-state espionage? What threat intelligence-sharing forums should enterprise CIOs be following? What are useful …