Cyber Round Up: NSA Contractor Indicted for Data Theft; NATO releases new cyber guidelines; DHS to showcase cyber products;
NSA contractor indicted over mammoth theft of classified data (Reuters): A former contractor for the National Security Agency was indicted on charges of willfully retaining national defense information, a report yesterday said. The data theft could be the biggest ever, according to the article, but it is unclear what, if anything, was done with the […]
The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence in Estonia has now posted online many materials from its 2015 Conference on Cyber Conflict. This year’s topic, “Architectures in Cyberspace,” asked what cyberspace is and will be in the coming years as well as how cyber security will develop. Included are 17 documents of proceedings, and approximately […]
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From NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence: The brand new web-based INCYDER (International Cyber Developments Review) database is now open to public for free. The portal, developed and hosted by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, combines a thorough database of relevant legal and policy documents adopted by international organisations active in […]
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The Wales Summit Declaration released on September 5, 2014, by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Wales contains these provisions directly related to cyber security: [72.] As the Alliance looks to the future, cyber threats and attacks will continue to become more common, sophisticated, and […]
Cyber Roundup: Route Hijacking Ups Its Game; Advice from a “White Hat Hacker”; Australian Government Data Found on Privately Sold Memory Cards
A recent research study revealed that memory cards being sold on the Internet contained sensitive Australian government data. According to the study, “It is evident that actions must be taken by second[-]hand auction sites and the media to raise awareness and educate end-users on how to dispose of data in an appropriate manner.” A December […]
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From the NATO CCD COE: The NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence is offering two intern positions for the first quarter of 2014, one in the area of digital forensics and another in malware and exploitation essentials. Internship duration varies from one to three months and it is open only to nationals of NATO […]
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It’s a miracle! Nearly half a year after it’s release, NATO CCD COE finally decided to release its Tallinn Manual in a downloadable, printable form. After trying to read it in that god-awful viewer, and then actually going through and taking hundreds of screenshots, I can actually sit down and read the thing in a […]
Very much like two weeks ago, today I received a notice that the delivery of my pre-ordered copy of the Tallinn Manual would, again, be delayed. “Estimated arrival date: June 04, 2013.”
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Yesterday, 3/25/13, Amazon advised me that my pre-ordered copy of The Tallinn Manual would be delayed, again. The new shipment date will be May 2013. Cambridge University Press’s site says: “Not yet published – available from April 2013.” Wasn’t the Manual originally promised for October 2012? I’m not sure how this plays with their “book […]
Cyber Roundup (3/25): Congress strengthens stance on China, Tallinn Manual launch, CFAA may get tougher, and more . . .
Quick survey of recent cyber news . . . *** I didn’t refer to it in the title, but I want to give top billing to a Lawfare blog post by Jack Goldsmith. The post was in response to this recent WashPo op-ed by James Lewis where Lewis explored “Five Myths About Chinese Hackers.” The […]
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