The Risk of Cyberattacks on Weapons Systems

We often hear about cyberattacks, cyber operations, and malware infections that target computer systems or smartphones. Attacks against civilian infrastructure facilities such as hospitals, water sanitation systems, and the energy sector similarly get a lot of airtime. But there is another type of high stakes system that gets much less…

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Updated Russian technology policy relating to cybersecurity - Cyber Agency to reconcile cyber conflicts?

Russia just released an interesting strategic document concerning “information security” (in their nomenclature this includes cybersecurity and more) with a view to “determine the main threats to international information security”, it supposedly complements the doctrine of information security, and more. I'll go through a few points below. Unlike some documents…

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Analysis of UK Integrated Report in scope of cyber operations

The UK just released its comprehensive report Integrated Review concerning future diplomatic and military capabilities. While the document discusses foreign policy, adversaries, and kinetic forces such as missiles, tanks, or nuclear weapons, it contains interesting tidbits about cybersecurity and cyberwarfare (and is perhaps analogical to the other one from France)…

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Analysis of new European cybersecurity strategy and new NIS2 Directive

European Union showcased its new aims for cybersecurity (“strategy”), along with the new proposal for directives regulating cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, and end-to-end encryption. The strategy goes first. Strategic EU focus on cybersecurity?The strategy contains several interesting points, for example: European DNSEuropean DNS resolver system. This point is critical to…

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