Database of the publicly known state-sponsored incidents since 2005

The Digital and Cyberspace Policy program’s cyber operations tracker is a database of the publicly known state-sponsored incidents that have occurred since 2005. you can search on the following parameters: TYPE, CYBER OPERATIONS, STATE SPONSOR, VICTIM, VICIM CATEGORY, VICTIM GOVERNMENT RESPONSE

Examples: Iron Tiger (2018, Details), NotPetya (2017 Details), Prince of Persia (2016 Details), WannaCry (2017 Details)

 You will find more details about the CYBER OPERATIONS TRACKER here .

BSI - „Efail“-Schwachstellen: Was Sie jetzt wissen sollten

Ein Forscherteam der FH Münster, der Ruhr-Universität Bochum und der KU Leuven hat Schwachstellen in den standardisierten E-Mail-Verschlüsselungsverfahren Open Pretty Good Privacy (OpenPGP) und S/MIME entdeckt. Die beiden betroffenen Verschlüsselungstechniken sind die am häufigsten für eine Ende-zu-Ende-Verschlüsselung von E-Mails eingesetzten Verfahren. Während S/MIME bei den meisten E-Mail-Programmen bereits direkt genutzt werden kann, kommt bei OpenPGP meist ein weiteres Programm, wie GPG4Win (Windows), GPG Suite (macOS) oder ein Plug-in für das genutzte E-Mail-Progamm (z. B. Enigmail für Mozilla Thunderbird) zum Einsatz. Die genannten E-Mail-Verschlüsselungsstandards können nach Einschätzung des BSI allerdings weiterhin sicher eingesetzt werden, wenn sie korrekt implementiert und sicher konfiguriert werden. Mittelfristig ist allerdings die Anpassung der beiden Standards und deren Implementierung in den jeweiligen Anwendungen erforderlich, damit die Efail- oder vergleichbare Angriffe auf die E-Mail-Verschlüsselung mit OpenPGP und S/MIME nicht mehr möglich sind.

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Department of Homeland Security Unveils Strategy to Guide Cybersecurity Efforts

The strategy outlines guiding framework for the Department and the homeland security enterprise to manage growing national cybersecurity risks.

“The cyber threat landscape is shifting in real-time, and we have reached a historic turning point,” said Secretary Nielsen. The Department’s strategy sets forth a five-part approach to manage national cyber risk aimed at ensuring the availability of critical national functions and fostering efficiency, innovation, trustworthy communication, and economic prosperity in ways consistent with our national values and that protect privacy and civil liberties. ...DHS Artikel weiterlesen!

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NSS Labs Announces 2018 Advanced Endpoint Protection Group Test Results

11 products receive Recommended Rating; 4 products receive Security Recommended Rating; 1 product receives Neutral rating; and 5 products receive Caution Rating!  

NSS Labs, Inc., a global leader and trusted source for independent, fact-based cybersecurity guidance, today announced the results of its 2018 Advanced Endpoint Protection (AEP 2.0) Group Test. In this year’s test, 20 products from market-leading vendors were examined for security effectiveness and total cost of ownership (TCO). ...NSS Labs Artikel weiterlesen!

20 Hot New Security Products Announced At RSA 2018

Vendors are taking advantage of the 2018 RSA Conference's bright spotlight to launch new offerings, features and platforms that will set the stage for the year to come. For the more than 550 exhibitors typically found at RSA, the massive gathering provides a chance to explore new strategic directions and evangelize new products to an audience of more than 43,000. ...CRN USA-Artikel weiterlesen!

FRIST - The GDPR and WHOIS privacy

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation by the EU that comes into effect on 25 May 2018. The goal of the GDPR is to protect the fundamental right of natural persons in relation to the processing of their personal data. One industry that processes personal information and that is heavily affected by the GDPR is the domain name industry, registries and registrars and the organization that coordinates the domain name system, ICANN. Registries and registrars store and process personal information that is used to register domain names.... FRIST Artikel weiterlesen!

SC Magazine Awards - Winners of the 2018 SC Awards Honored in the U.S.

The mission of the SC Awards 2018 is to honor the achievements of companies and cybersecurity professionals striving to safeguard their business' and their customers' critical data in North America. The mission of the SC Awards 2018 is to honor the achievements of companies and cybersecurity professionals striving to safeguard their business' and their customers' critical data in North America. ...SC Magazine Artikel weiterlesen!

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