Tag: DOD

  • Cyber crime costs over $1 trillion

    A pitch from Alex Whitson from SC TV for a Webinar on the LinkedIn Information Security Community piqued my attention with the following teaser: As you may have read recently, Cybercrime is now costing the UK $43.5 billion and around $1 trillion globally. Sponsored by security and compliance auditing vendor nCircle, the Webinar pitch didn’t cite any sources for the […]

  • What if al-Qaeda Got Stuxnet?

    Speaking at this years RSA Security conference in San Francisco, Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn was worried about al-Qaeda getting Stuxnet: al-Qaeda operates as a network comprising both a multinational, stateless army and a radical SunniMuslim movement calling for global Jihad…Characteristic techniques include suicide attacks and simultaneous bombings of different targets…beliefs include that a Christian–Jewish alliance is conspiring to destroy […]