NetWars is a cornerstone in the U.S. Cyber Challenge, a multipronged effort to identify and recruit the thousands of cybersecurity professionals needed to secure the nation's critical infrastructure.
Duqu is a recently discovered offspring or variant of the groundbreaking Stuxnet worm and is the inevitable consequence of a successful cyber weapon.
No one is as secure as they ought to be, but are things all that bad?
The military health care provider waited more than two weeks to publicly report the theft of sensitive records on nearly 5 million military personnel on a backup tape, and it will be another four to six weeks before those are at risk are notified.
The emergence of stealthy advanced threats targeting critical systems raises the stakes in trusting our energy system to IP networks.
In the struggle to balance the needs of a new broadband network with the operation of the existing Global Positioning System, the satellite company will have to accept that GPS has a prior claim on the radio frequency spectrum.
A growing number of observers see human users, not technology, as the greatest threat to cybersecurity.
The former Egyptian president e-mailed me saying he needs a little help moving some of his offshore money to the U.S.
Bad guys have long exploited look-alike domain names on the Internet, and the move to new brand-name domains could allow even more threats.
It can be surprisingly easy to shut down part of the power grid — and we don't need an enemy to do it — but there’s some good news, too.
Regulators and power companies are doing their best to ensure that new energy distribution systems are equally secure and intelligent.
Cheap, powerful hacker toolkits are just one more burden that the online community must now bear.
The FCC wants to prioritize 911 calls and the wireless industry wants more spectrum, but when an earthquake, hurricane or other emergency hits, users can help conserve precious bandwidth by using it judiciously.
Recent breaches of personal information against San Francisco's BART system have raised the profile of the hacktivist organization and raised the question: What is Anonymous?
A second annual study of the cost of cyber crime shows a whopping 56 percent increase since last year.