DoD Opens “Tatooine” Outpost

Yeah, we mean that Tatooine. Well, sort of. The U.S. Department of Defense’s Digital Defense Service has opened its new cybersecurity workspace in Augusta, Georgia and they've named it Tatooine, after the fictional Star Wars planet that was home to Luke Skywalker. The new facility is designed to house military and civilian technologists, engineers, designers and other

DoD Opens “Tatooine” Outpost2018-10-29T07:31:35-06:00

Miss the 2018 Cyber Symposium?

In case you missed it, the 2018 NCC National Cyber Symposium was hosted at the Broadmoor Hotel on Oct 8-9 and it was a tremendous event. We had amazing speakers like John Sileo, General Michael Hayden, NIST Fellow Ron Ross, cyber guru Dan Geer and so many others. If you missed it, look for some

Miss the 2018 Cyber Symposium?2018-10-29T07:30:37-06:00

Russian Firm Caught w/ Industrial System Malware

OK, we're not saying that all Russians are the cybersecurity equivalent of Ivan Drago (Rocky IV anyone?) but it does seem that the world's largest country has their fair share of cyber thugs. Just last week, cybersecurity firm FireEye claims to have discovered proof that a Russian-owned research institute was at least partially responsible for the development of the dangerous TRITON malware. TRITON was

Russian Firm Caught w/ Industrial System Malware2018-10-29T07:28:45-06:00

We Need More Women in Cyber

If we haven't mentioned it yet, October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Cheers! We think it's the perfect time to make a case for more women in cybersecurity. In case you didn't know it, currently women only make up a measly 20% of the cybersecurity workforce. Seriously? We can do better than that! Frankly, we need to

We Need More Women in Cyber2018-10-23T07:28:07-06:00

Cybersecurity, Social Media & The Elections: Part 1

There's no doubt that social media has given a voice and a platform for millions of people who may have otherwise been unseen and unheard. While social media companies may (or may not) be altruistic at heart, the same platforms provide the perfect ecosystem for bad actors and motivated political campaigns to use marketing, manipulation

Cybersecurity, Social Media & The Elections: Part 12018-10-23T07:26:27-06:00

Cyber Bolt Cutters in the Supply Chain

A few months ago, the CyberBrief reported on an early 2018 incident where a Chinese hacker managed to get his (or her, or their) way into the servers of a contractor working for the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center and steal nearly a terabyte of data. Yeah, that was a bad day. This, among other more

Cyber Bolt Cutters in the Supply Chain2018-10-16T13:50:26-06:00