Kaspersky

InfoGovNuggets

Questions as to the Kaspersky antivirus software company were raised by military intelligence in 2004, well before the 2013 threat assessment issued Pentagon-wide. “Russian Firm Was Long Seen as Threat,” The Wall Street Journal , November 18, 2017 A2. Who dropped the ball? Did the Russians have an inside track? IT Security Information Value Governance Communications Duty of Care Controls Oversight Access Duty Government Supervision

NEW TECH: CyCognito employs offensive bot network to put companies a step a head of attackers

The Last Watchdog

The company was launched in Tel Aviv in 2017 by a couple of former Israeli military cyber ops attack specialists, Rob Gurzeev and Dima Potekhin. I first wrote about criminal botnets at USA TODAY in 2004.

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US will help Baltic states to secure baltic energy grid

Security Affairs

The three states joined both the European Union and NATO in 2004, but they are still part of a power grid controlled by Russia. Suspected Russia-backed hackers have launched exploratory cyber attacks against the energy networks of the Baltic states, sources said, raising security concerns inside the West’s main military alliance, NATO.”

The role of a secret Dutch mole in the US-Israeli Stuxnet attack on Iran

Security Affairs

In 2004, CIA and Mossad requested help to the the Dutch intelligence to get access to the plant, only in 2007 the mole, who posed as a mechanic working for a front company doing work at Natanz, dropped the virus into the target systems. “[T The development of the deadly cyber weapon started under the administration of George Bush Junior as part of a military operation named “ Olympic Games ”, but the Obama administration has been pushing a more energetic on the offensive program.

The Future of War (From Jan., 1993 to the Present)

John Battelle's Searchblog

The most notable of these continuing operations is the not-so-covert war in Pakistan, where the United States has carried out more than 300 drone strikes since 2004. This shift affects everything from the strategy that guides it to the individuals who oversee it (civilian political appointees) and the lawyers who advise them (civilians rather than military officers). This is virtual reality as a new way of knowledge: a new and terrible kind of transcendent military power.

Mayhem Moves To Production With The Department Of Defense

ForAllSecure

Did I also mention that they let me take MILAIR (Military Aircraft Transportation)? To put it in perspective, the first autonomous car challenge was in 2004. In 2016, Mayhem -- then still a research prototype -- showed that fully autonomous cybersecurity was possible.

MAYHEM MOVES TO PRODUCTION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

ForAllSecure

Did I also mention that they let me take MILAIR (Military Aircraft Transportation)? To put it in perspective, the first autonomous car challenge was in 2004. In 2016, Mayhem -- then still a research prototype -- showed that fully autonomous cybersecurity was possible.