Proactive defense

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 August 15, 2014
MonsterMind – Snowden reveals the US proactive defense system

Snowden revealed the existence of the MonsterMind system developed by the NSA to automatically mitigate and respond cyber attacks. In his last interview, Edward Snowden explained the risks related to use of automated attacks in response to the offensive against the US. Many experts identify with the term proactive defense the possibility to respond instantaneously […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 29, 2013
How the US are preparing to cyber warfare?

Every government conscious of strategic importance of cyber security and of the investments of other countries in cyber warfare capability is improving its effort. Last week I wrote about Russian government and the Putin’s request to reinforce the garrison of the fifth domain, the cyber space, through a series of investment to secure national critical infrastructures […]

Pierluigi Paganini November 27, 2012
Proactive defense, humans or machines … that’s the question

  Governments all around the world are committed for the definition of a proper cyber strategy that represents an optimum balance between a good cyber offense and an efficient cyber defense. Cyber conflicts are characterized by the necessity of an immediate cyber response to the incoming cyber threats, in many cases the reaction must be […]