The Pentagon has made clear in recent weeks that cyber warfare is no longer just a futuristic threat—it is now a real one. U.S. government agency and industry computer systems are already embroiled in a number of nasty cyber warfare campaigns against attackers based in China, North Korea, Russia and elsewhere.   To read more: […]

From Ukraine to Sony, cyber attacks are spooking governments and private companies — and leaving officials like Christopher Painter scrambling to help devise rules of the road for how to respond. To read more: https://foreignpolicy.com/2015/05/13/the-state-departments-weary-soldier-in-americas-cyber-war-christopher-painter/

As part of the federal government’s efforts to address cybersecurity needs in our age of state-sponsored hacking and other high-profile data breaches, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will soon undertake a Congressionally-mandated review of cybersecurity resources.   To read more: http://www.natlawreview.com/article/cybersecurity-workforce-measures-present-business-opportunities

For all the cybersecurity headlines and big stories of the past few years, we still don’t know very much about computer security incidents: who is carrying out attacks, why, and how.   To read more: http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2015/04/29/pcna_cisa_information_sharing_cybersecurity_legislation_is_too_short_sighted.html

Computer hackers have begun targeting electric and nuclear power plants around the world, as well as other critical infrastructure sites in increasingly audacious attacks, a senior Israeli cyber security expert warned on Thursday.   To read more: http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Hackers-have-begun-targeting-nuclear-power-plants-cyber-warfare-expert-warns-398300