Pierluigi Paganini October 06, 2017
Zapad drills – Russia may have tested cyber weapons on Latvia

According to intelligence experts the recent Zapad drills conducted by Russia simulated an attack on all Baltic countries, it included the use of cyber weapons. Baltic and NATO officials claim Russia was behind outage in Latvia’s mobile communications network before Russia’s war games in September code-named Zapad. According to the expert, Russia may have tested one […]

Pierluigi Paganini August 12, 2016
Information warfare – The Rise of the Cyber Offense

Information warfare – The development of cyber capabilities is strategic for any governments, computer systems and Internet of Things even more at risk. By the mid-1990’s the US intelligence agencies, especially the NSA, were beginning to wake up to a grim reality – the world was quickly becoming connected and the tools to connect that […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 11, 2015
Drone regulation – Keeping the skies safe from commercial drones

My participation at the World Insight on CCTV discussing the Federal Aviation Administration regulation for the commercial  drones. Q1 First of all, the Federal Aviation Administration gave a very compressed timeline. They’re asking a expert panel task force to make registration guideline recommendations by November 20 and these recommendations implemented by mid-December, so that 1 […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 24, 2015
Hi-tech car thieves use £30 jamming devices in car parks

Hi-tech car thieves use £30 jamming devices in car parks, the devices allow them to bypass car coding and reprogramme vehicles before driving off in them. Car thieves are becoming even more technological, we have read many news regarding hackers that designed specific solutions to hack car through the internal CAN bus or simply to unlock car doors […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 14, 2015
Cybersecurity in the maritime industry, are our ports secure?

Maritime industry heavily depends on technology, a cyber attack against its infrastructure and systems could have dramatic consequences on our society. In a recent post, I talked about attacks targeting SCADA systems will increase, and our ports are among critical infrastructure that makes large use of such systems. Let’s consider that “almost 90% of the […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 18, 2012
LTE networks vulnerable to jamming, a question of national security

Few months and also in Italy the wireless industry will live its mobile connectivity revolution with the introduction of new generation of networks LTE (Long Term Evolution), high-speed networks claiming speeds that are up to four times faster than comparable 3G networks. But as happened with previous technologies its fundamental ask to ourselves how much […]