Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

Wow … the 400 lb hacker on the bed is still on the loose!

President Vladimir Putin says Russian and other security services thwarted nearly 25 million cyberattacks linked to the World Cup.

Source: Putin: 25 million cyberattacks thwarted during World Cup

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‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks

Days before President Trump’s meeting with Vladimir V. Putin, Dan Coats compared the danger of Russian cyberattacks to the warnings the U.S. had of stepped-up terror threats ahead of Sept. 11, 2001.

Source: ‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,’ Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks

You Should Be ‘Significantly Concerned’ There’s No White House Cyber Coordinator, Policy Experts Say

They also worry we’re going the wrong way on integrating government cyber operations.

Source: You Should Be ‘Significantly Concerned’ There’s No White House Cyber Coordinator, Policy Experts Say

The Cyber Horror Picture Show: Doing the Time Warp Yet Again

This is the rumbling noise down in the basement.  It’s coming up the stairs …

With a bit of a mind flip
You’re into the time slip
And nothing can ever be the same
You’re spaced out on sensation
Like you’re under sedation

Let’s do the Time Warp again
Let’s do the Time Warp again

Source: The Cyber Horror Picture Show: Doing the Time Warp Yet Again

Keeping the Role of the White House Cyber Security Coordinator in Perspective

While it may initially seem beneficial to have a cyber champion in the room during national security discussions with the president, it is better if everyone at the table is a cyber advocate.

Source: Keeping the Role of the White House Cyber Security Coordinator in Perspective

Part Two: Wargaming Moscow’s Virtual Battlefield

In part two of our two-part series on how Russia is building its virtual battlefield, we look at the U.S response to the tools and tactics the Kremlin is employing and ask whether it’s enough.

Source: Part Two: Wargaming Moscow’s Virtual Battlefield