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…

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U.S.-India Cyber Agreement Puts More Pressure on China

The U.S. and India’s comprehensive agreement this week to work more closely on cybersecurity issues is tacitly aimed in part at pressuring China to abide by international cyberspace norms, a Washington information security expert told FedScoop. “There are a few items in the cybersecurity language [in the accord] that seem particularly oriented toward the U.S. getting…

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Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Extradition Of Defendants Linked To Massive Network Intrusions At U.S. Financial Institutions, U.S. Brokerage Firms, A Major News Publication, And Other Companies In Furtherance Of Securities Fraud Scheme And Other Crimes

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Diego Rodriguez, Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), and David E. Beach, Special Agent in Charge of the U.S. Secret Service New York Field Office (“USSS”), announced today that GERY SHALON, a/k/a “Garri…

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