Category cloud computing

The Threat To Air-Gapped/Stand-Alone Computers/Networks Is Getting Worse

Mind The Gap:  This Researcher Steals Data With Noise, Light, And Magnets www.fortunascorner.com      The title above is from an article by Andy Greenberg that was posted on the February 7, 2018 edition of the technology and security website, WIRED.com.  Anyone who is familiar with my blog is well aware that cyber thieves and other digital […]

POTUS Has Chosen Nominee To Lead NSA, U.S. Cyber Command

Trump has chosen nominee to lead NSA, US Cyber Command By Associated Press, www.stripes.com View Original February 14th, 2018 WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has picked U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone to be the next director of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command. Trump’s cyber adviser, Rob Joyce, announced the president’s pick in a […]

Dark Clouds Form Around The Defense Department’s Data Strategy

Dark Clouds Form Around the Defense Department’s Data Strategy By Mytheos Holt, www.realcleardefense.com View Original February 2nd, 2018 The U.S. government has a troubling history with adopting new technology. While programs like DARPA have laid the groundwork for much of the private sector’s development in the past, most of the government seems to treat technological progress the […]

National Security Expert To Congress: U.S. Not Ready For Warfare’s Future

Excerpts: “The steps necessary to counter these threats are clear. Increase investment in long-range strikes, stealthy uninhabited aircraft to hunt mobile targets, advanced munitions, electronic warfare, and undersea strikes,” said Paul Scharre, a senior fellow and director at the Center for a New American Security’s Technology and National Security Program. He testified at a House […]

Google Parent Alphabet Launches New Cyber Security Business Billed As A ‘Digital Immune System’ To Fight Off Hackers

Google Parent Alphabet Launches New Cyber Security Business Billed As A ‘Digital Immune System’ To Fight Off Hackers www.fortunascorner.com      Agency France Presse (AFP) posted an article, January 24, 2018, to the website of the Daily Mail, with the title above.  The article begins by noting that “Google’s parent Alphabet’s ‘moonshot’ lab unveiled a new ‘graduate’ […]

A New Way To Track Down Digital Bugs Could Help Save The Internet Of Things

A New Way To Track Down Digital Bugs Could Help Save The Internet Of Things   www.fortunascorner.com      Lily Hay Newman posted an article (January 18, 2018) on the technology and security website, WIRED.com, with the title above.  Ms. Newman begins, “On a clear day this summer [last summer/2017?], security researcher Ang Cui boarded a boat […]

‘New’ Cyber Security Start-Up Aims To Freeze Out Hackers With Its “Binary Scrambling,” — Can It Disrupt The Cyber Security Market?

‘New’ Cyber Security Start-Up Aims To Freeze Out Hackers With Its “Binary Scrambling,” — Can It Disrupt The Cyber Security Market? www.fortunascorner.com      Tiernan Ray had a lengthy article in this weekend’s (January 8, 2018) Barron’s, “Toughening Up The Defense Against Hackers,” about a three-year ‘start-up’ cyber security company, “Polyverse,” that potentially could prove to be a very […]

Agency Transformed, NSA Chief Rogers Set For Spring Departure

More like agency broken & in crisis.  RCP, fortunascorner Agency Transformed, NSA Chief Rogers Set for Spring Departure thecipherbrief.com · by | Cipher Brief Analysis · January 5, 2018 The Cipher Brief spoke with its former NSA and cyber experts on their reactions to the news that NSA and Cyber Command chief Adm. Michael Rogers would be retiring in the […]

Cyber Guru Bruce Schneier Looking For Some Ideas For A Subtitle For His New Book To Be Released September, 2018: “Click Here To Kill Everybody: The Peril And Promise Of A Hyper-Connected Planet”

Cyber Guru Bruce Schneier Looking For Some Ideas For A Subtitle For His New Book To Be Released September, 2018: “Click Here To Kill Everybody: The Peril And Promise Of A Hyper-Connected Planet”   www.fortunascorner.com       Cyber security guru, blogger, and author, Bruce Schneier, is looking for a little help from the rest […]

Six Cyber Threats To Really Worry About In 2018

Six Cyber Threats to Really Worry About in 2018 By Martin Giles, www.technologyreview.com View Original January 2nd, 2018 Hackers are constantly finding new targets and refining the tools they use to break through cyberdefenses. The following are some significant threats to look out for this year. More Huge Data Breaches The cyberattack on the Equifax credit reporting […]