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 •  September 5

- A + A Cyber-security event in Ukraine will challenge participants with simulated hacking of presidential elections in 8 countries. The "HackIT-2017" to be held in on September 23 in Kharkov, Ukraine, is expected to be attended by cyber security experts from all over the world, according to its organizers. "The best specialists will be given the...

Defense World

 •  September 1

- A + Indian government is finalising cyber security standards to counter rising cyber attacks and breach of financial and personal data from mobile-phone companies. “The products of all mobile manufacturing units must be security-compliant. There will be no compromise on this issue,” Union Minister for Information Technology and Electronics Ravi...

Defense World

 •  August 19

- A + The US Cyber Command activated a National Guard unit of 138 cyber specialists this week, said to be the largest mobilization of cyber forces from reserve units. The specialists of Task Force Echo, which will support the U.S. Cyber Command consists of specialist-soldiers from California, Georgia, Michigan, Indiana, Utah, Ohio and Virginia who...

Defense World

 •  August 19

Pentagon To Get Unified Cyber Command - A + The US President Donald Trump has elevated the status of Cyber Command, the Pentagon’s offensive cyber force, to a “unified combatant command” on Friday to bolster country’s cyber defenses. “The elevation of United States Cyber Command demonstrates our increased resolve against cyberspace threats and will...

Defense World

 •  August 5

A + Unfilled Cyber-security jobs in the US, which currently stand at 20,000 professionals, could touch 1.5 million by 2019, according to US Department of Labor Statistics. A UPI report to announce the opening of Baltimore Cyber Range LLC and Elbit subsidiary Cyberbit Ltd., cyber-security training and simulation center in Maryland, quoted the...

Defense World

 •  July 23

- A + South Korea’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) plans to overhaul its cyber and security commands to end interference in domestic politics and surveillance of innocent civilians and military officers. The MND is proposing abolishing the Security Command’s branch devoted to monitoring senior officers suspected of subversion and disloyalty, an...

Defense World

 •  July 16

- A + Russia’s Foreign Ministry has experienced “large-scale” cyber-attacks originating in Iran and Hungary last month, including the one on the ministry's mail server. The attacks on the ministry’s mail server occurred on June 29. It “resulted in grave consequences”, spokesperson Maria Zakharova said. Hackers had brief access of electronic...

Defense World

 •  July 15

- A + India’s Defense Secretary Sanjay Mitra has revealed this week that two separate cyber and space agencies for defense will soon enter operation to protect defense-related websites from hackers. The Indian governmental defense-related websites have survived hundreds of cyber-attacks in the last few years, Sputnik news reported Friday. "The...

Defense World

 •  July 14

- A + German military's aviation safety chief has launched a new “aviation cyber expertise” against cyber threats, in the wake of a research that revealed the possibility of hackers taking possession of military airplanes with the help of equipment that costs about 5,000 euros ($5,700). The new "aviation cyber expertise" development would cover...