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Misha Glenny on #cyber-security




The problem with cyber is that your assets are not the weapons that you control. Your assets are the vulnerabilities of your actual and potential enemies. In order to know your enemies’ vulnerabilities you have to find out where they are, and once you have got hold of them you cannot afford to let go.





Misha Glenny, author of Dark Market: Cyberthieves, Cybercops and You chooses five books on cybersecurity in The Browser FiveBooks Interview: Misha Glenny on Cyber Security.


He says there are three main types:


► cyber-crime
► cyber industrial espionage
► cyber-warfare


Here he discusses his book with Charlie Rose


refs

wiki:Stuxnet



April 13, 2012 Posted by | cyber attacks, Cyber Command, cyber crime, cyber espionage, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber warfare, cyber-arms, cyber-tools, cyber-war, DDOS, Evgeny Morozov, Jonathan Zittrain, Misha Glenny, Natanz, Stuxnet, Titan Rain attacks | , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hackers break into a lucrative career



Hackers break into a lucrative career


Joseph Menn, FT, 19 October 2011

…a potentially lucrative career awaits for skilled researchers – or even teenagers – who can challenge the vulnerabilities of some of the world’s best-known websites.




October 11, 2011 Posted by | cyber attacks, cyber crime, cyber security, cyber warfare, cyber-activism, cyber-arms, cyber-tools, cyber-war, cyberspace, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, HBGary, HBGary Federal, Peiter Zatko, WikiLeaks | , , | Leave a comment

#cyberwar ♦ Cyber Weapons: The New Arms Race ♦



Cyber Weapons: The New Arms Race


The Pentagon, the IMF, Google, and others have been hacked. It’s war out there, and a cyber-weapons industry is exploding to arm the combatants


By Michael Riley and Ashlee Vance, Bloomberg Businessweek, 20 July 2011



September 23, 2011 Posted by | cyber attacks, cyber espionage, cyber security, cyber terrorism, cyber warfare, cyber-war | | Leave a comment

Senior Defense Official Caught Hedging on U.S. Involvement in Stuxnet



Senior Defense Official Caught Hedging on U.S. Involvement in Stuxnet


Kim Zetter, Threat Level blog, Wired, 26 May 2011


Report on upcoming CNBC programme, CodeWars: America’s Cyber Threat



May 27, 2011 Posted by | cyber attacks, cyber crime, cyber espionage, cyber security, cyber-war, cyberspace, Stuxnet | Leave a comment