Info-sharing Law Applies to Industry As Well As Government, Agencies Say.

The departments of Homeland Security and Justice say that recent legislation lets businesses share cyber threat information with industry interests as well as government. The agencies released a document Tuesday night clarifying the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA). ADVERTISEMENTThe measure, which passed in the 2015 omnibus, was designed to allow companies to share threat information…

Northrop Grumman’s Has a $2 Billion Cybersecurity Business. Here’s What it Looks Like.

Here’s what’s in a portfolio that one company executive said is largely “restricted” and “hard for us to talk in too much detail about.” Northrop Grumman Corp. Chief Financial Officer Ken Bedingfield says a lot of the company’s cybersecurity business is “restricted” and “it’s hard for us to talk in too much detail about it.”…

D.N.C. Says Russian Hackers Penetrated Its Files, Including Dossier on Donald Trump – The New York Times

Russian hackers penetrated the computer systems of the Democratic National Committee in an espionage operation that enabled them to read emails, chats and a trove of opposition research. WASHINGTON — Two groups of Russian hackers, working for competing government intelligence agencies, penetrated computer systems of the Democratic National Committee and gained access to emails, chats…

Defence White Paper: Government Unveils $20b Defence Plan For New Planes, Boats and Cyber Security

How to fight cyber terrorism is at the heart of a $20b planned upgrade to NZ’s defence capabilities. The Government for the first time has confirmed New Zealand is capable of launching its own cyber attacks as a deterrent to cyber terrorism. It’s unveiled a $20 billion investment plan in defence force capability, which will see the…