cyber capabilities

Pierluigi Paganini February 15, 2019
Germany makes its cyber capabilities available for NATO alliance

Germany announced it is going to make its cyber capabilities available for the NATO alliance to help fight hacking and electronic warfare. Germany is going to share its cyber warfare capabilities with the NATO alliance to protect members of the alliance against hacking and electronic warfare. During the 2016 Warsaw Summit, NATO officially recognised cyberspace […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 08, 2019
NITEC19 – NATO Opens Defense Innovation Challenge calls for C4ISR solutions

The NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI) announced the opening of the fourth annual Defense Innovation Challenge (NITEC19) to start-ups, SMEs and academia. The Agency calls for proposals on solutions that could support NATO’s command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) and of course to improve cyber capabilities. According to the official website, […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 30, 2015
High-profile defector warns of North Korea cyber capabilities

A High-profile defector warns of that North Korea’s cyber army has the capability to run cyber attacks that could cause loss of human lives. Digital life and real existence increasingly overlap, cyber weapons are proof of that a threat originating from cyberspace can cause real and tangible damage as the loss of human lives. The BBC published […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2014
EASE, the DHS concept of self-repairing networks

The Department of Homeland Security is working with industry to the EASE concept, a self-repairing systems able to avoid the interruption of the operations. The Department of Homeland Security is working on a new generation of self-repairing network that is able to be resilient to cyber offensives and continue operations in case of attack. Enterprise Automated […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 19, 2014
FBI is officially looking for malware development

The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) has issued a solicitation for malware development confirming the use of malicious code for investigation. The proliferation of malware in the cyber space is not a surprise, according recent reports the number of new malicious code instance is rapidly increasing. State-sponsored hackers and cyber criminals are principally responsible for […]

Pierluigi Paganini April 17, 2014
Cyber warriors fought between the government and the security industry

The demand for cyber security experts continues to raise, the US Government announced further investment to recruit new cyber talents with many difficulties. Cyber security is officially one of the first targets of every government, many countries announced huge investments to improve their cyber capabilities, a great effort that is having a significant impact on budgets and politics. […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 11, 2014
$5 Billion in Military Cyber Spending fivefold increase over last year

The Military Cyber Spending reserved by the Pentagon for cyber operations next year is $5 Billion, part of the comprehensive $496 billion fiscal 2015 budget $5 Billion in Military Cyber Spending, this is the budget reserved by the Pentagon for cyber operations next year, an impressive amount of money that demonstrates the high priority assigned […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 10, 2013
Stuxnet infected the network of Russian nuclear facility

Eugene Kaspersky revealed that a staffer at the unnamed nuclear Russian plant informed him of the infection of internal network with Stuxnet. We have a lot of information on Stuxnet virus, a powerful malware that for the first time has shown to governments the capabilities and efficiency of a cyber weapon.  After its disclosure it’s […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 21, 2013
NATO works to define rules for cyber warfare

Recent explosion of cyber attacks worldwide demonstrating the difficulty to maintain order and stability in the cyberspace, within individual states and among the states themselves. Deterrence strategies adopted by almost all countries are inadequate, cyber warfare need a totally new approach that exceed geopolitical order to mitigate the explosion of cyber threats in the fifth domain. The […]

Pierluigi Paganini March 08, 2013
Brilliant hacker Zatko confirms ending of Cyber Fast Track program

The popular white hat hacker Peiter C. Zatko, aka Mudge, confirms to have ended his experience with the Cyber Fast Track program. The story has begun when one of the most famous US hackers Peiter C. Zatko, also known as Mudge and a member of the hacking group The Cult of the Dead Cow, decided to […]