Cyberwarfare: Assessing 21st-Century Security Threats

It’s one of the hottest questions circulating among cyberpunks, political junkies, and Facebook opinion-makers. On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Charlie Rose asked it of John Carlin, the now-former Assistant Attorney General and chief of the U.S. Department of Justice National Security Division. “How did we determine that the Russians were behind the hacking of the…

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Nothing Brings Banks Together Like A Good Hack

As the group chief security officer for Barclays, he has a squad of elite ex-government agents patrolling the company’s digital perimeter. He also has a hefty budget to acquire state-of-the-art technology to protect Britain’s second-biggest bank from cyber attacks. But Oerting, with no small dose of grudging admiration, says his adversaries excel at something that can’t be…

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Biden Hints at U.S. Response to Russia for Cyberattacks

WASHINGTON — Since the Obama administration formally accused Russia about a week ago of trying to interfere in the election, there has been intense speculation about whether President Obama has ordered the National Security Agency to conduct a retaliatory cyberstrike. The strongest hint so far has come from Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., who either revealed American plans for a strike…

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