Tuesday, 15 April 2008

Cyberattacks - prevention by Governments

Four interesting articles about preventing cyberattacks. The first is about creating a real-scale cyberattack to see how the different targets would react and their level of vulnerability.
"International cyberattack drill tests nations' responses " (10 April 2008) http://news.zdnet.co.uk/security/0,1000000189,39383325,00.htm

The second is about the response to an attack, i.e. an early-warning system, a bit like for tsunamis in the pacific?
"US plans cyberattack early-warning system" (video- 10 April 2008) http://news.zdnet.co.uk/security/0,1000000189,39383335,00.htm

With the European COmmission (EU) urging Europe to strengthen its cyber defences "Commission eyes common cyber defences " (9 April 2008) http://www.euractiv.com/en/infosociety/commission-eyes-common-cyber-defences/article-171476

and finally NATO! "NATO agrees common approach to cyber defence" (4 April 2008) http://www.euractiv.com/en/infosociety/nato-agrees-common-approach-cyber-defence/article-171377
"Nato creates cyber-defence command" (9 April 2008)http://news.zdnet.co.uk/security/0,1000000189,39382597,00.htm, with the irony of creating a centre in Estonia! http://www.crime-research.org/news/16.05.2008/3368/ (16 May 2008)

1 comment:

Audrey Guinchard said...

See similarly the call to hackers - nickname: ethical hacking, by the CREST http://news.zdnet.co.uk/security/0,1000000189,39397488,00.htm (24 April 2008)
and a similar technique for bluebooth rather than the web http://news.zdnet.co.uk/security/0,1000000189,39397480,00.htm (24 April 2008)