Cyber Warfare: The Threat From Nation States

The nature of warfare has shifted from physical to online, seeing a deluge of state-sponsored cyber assaults on the West. The issue was put under the global spotlight last month (April), when the UK and US made an unprecedented joint statement blaming Russia for cyber-attacks on businesses and consumers. The announcement – which is the first…

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House Dem wants more oversight of Homeland Security’s cyber mission

A Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee wants members to take more of an interest in the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) mission to secure federal networks and critical infrastructure from hackers. Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) issued a report Monday calling on the panel’s Homeland Security subcommittee to hold budget hearings on the department’s cyber mission and…

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