Rencontre avec la French Team

Quels sont les atouts de la French Team ? Une bonne connaissance en cybersécurité grâce aux formations internes, Une maîtrise du territoire français avec des personnes venant de différentes régions, Des compétences dans divers domaines ce qui rend ses membres complémentaires, Une équipe jeune et dynamique ayant la soif d’apprendre, Une réelle cohésion et de

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DEA Sued for Unconstitutional Phone Surveillance

DEA Sued for Unconstitutional Phone Surveillance The Electronic Frontier Foundation this week filed a complaint against the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration for secretly collecting data on all telephone calls to as many as 116 countries, possibly going back to the 1990s. The suit was filed on behalf of Human Rights Watch. Many of the calls

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House passes cybersecurity bill after companies suffer data breaches

WASHINGTON — Responding to a series of computer security breaches in government and the private sector, the House of Representatives passed an expansive measure Wednesday that would push companies to share access to their computer networks and records with federal investigators. The bill, which came after years of false starts and bitter disappointment for the

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FireEye claims discovery of 10-year hack campaign by China

A decade-long cyber espionage operation focused on stealing sensitive information for the Chinese government is claimed to have been uncovered by security firm FireEye. The FireEye intelligence report (PDF), APT30 and the Mechanics of a Long-Running Cyber Espionage Operation, has revealed that the group, dubbed APT30, has been maintaining an advanced persistent threat operation, likely

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Thousands could launch Sony-style cyber attack, says ex-hacker

Ninety percent of companies are vulnerable to a crippling hack, experts tell « 60 Minutes » The chances of another company suffering the devastating effects of a cyber attack like the one perpetrated on Sony last year are not as remote as we would like to believe, security researchers say. Given the current security levels for most

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NIST Seeks Feedback on the Big Data Framework Development

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is seeking public comment on a draft publication of the NIST Big Data Interoperability Framework, as part of a major collaborative effort to develop a standard framework to make it easier for to use “Big Data” sets for analytics. “One of NIST’s Big Data goals was to

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Students learn important secrets behind cyber forensics

If any computers or smartphones were to be confiscated during the investigation of recent identity thefts at Ball State University, BSU instructor Vinayak Tanksale’s students would know what to do before examining the evidence. « Let’s say you go to the crime scene and have a warrant to take this computer back to the lab, » he

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Cyber-Angriff auf belgischen Zeitungsverlag

Angreifer haben die Webseiten des belgischen Verlages Rossel lahmgelegt. Über die Hintergründe ist derzeit nichts bekannt – auf eine Verbindung zu der Attacke auf TV5 Monde gäbe es aktuell keine Hinweise. Unbekannte Hacker haben das IT-System der belgischen Mediengruppe Rossel angegriffen, die unter anderem die Zeitung Le Soir und mehrere Regionalblätter herausgibt. Die Internetauftritte des

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Four Essential Building Blocks of Cyber Security

Despite increased investments in preventive security measures, many organizations are losing the war against cyber criminals. The data breaches at Target, Home Depot, Staples, Michaels, Kmart, eBay, Anthem, and Sony Pictures Entertainment, were just the tip of the iceberg. New methodologies developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and other industry standards

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