Fortinet and NATO’s Annual “Exercise Locked Shields” Cyber Wargames

Fortinet has once again had the honor of contributing to NATO’s annual Exercise Locked Shields, a premier cyber warfare event known as the world’s largest and most intricate international live-fire cyber-defense exercise. Hosted by the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre Read More …

Singapore cyber defenders fend off simulated attacks against cellular, gas and airport systems

As simulated attackers tried to overload an electrical system, cripple a water distribution network and shut down a gas plant, cyber defence operators across 26 national agencies sprung into action to neutralise the assaults on a fictional state’s critical infrastructure. Read More …

Sheffield Hallam cryptocurrency investigation game wins European Commission Award

A first-of-its kind cryptocurrency-tracing training game co-created by Sheffield Hallam University’s Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime Research (CENTRIC) has won a prestigious European Commission Award. Cryptopol was developed and co-created by researchers in CENTRIC and Read More …

India: Territorial Army hires Chinese language interpreters, to induct cyber security experts next

The Indian Army, in its plan for larger manpower optimisation of its force, is deliberating to convert its logistics and transport units into the Territorial Army (TA), a top defence source said Thursday. The TA, according to the source, is Read More …

NATO’s team in Albania to help on Iran-alleged cyberattack

NATO sent a senior-level delegation to Albania on Wednesday to help the tiny Western Balkan country cope with the consequences of recent cyberattack that the government blamed on Iran. NATO said James Appathurai, the alliance’s deputy assistant secretary general, led Read More …

Ukraine: EU deploys cyber rapid-response team

A cyber rapid-response team (CRRT) is being deployed across Europe, after a call for help from Ukraine. The newly formed team of eight to 12 experts, from Lithuania, Croatia, Poland, Estonia, Romania, and the Netherlands, has committed to help defend Read More …

France opens new business campus to tackle cyberattacks

France is grouping the country’s top cybersecurity experts in Paris’ business district of La Defense, bringing together startups and household names to tackle the scourge of hacking, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday. Cyberattacks have become the number Read More …

Israel leads 10-country simulation of major cyberattack on world markets

Israel led a 10-country, 10-day-long simulation of a major cyberattack on the world’s financial system by “sophisticated” players, with the goal of minimizing the damage to banks and financial markets, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. The Finance Ministry led Read More …

CISA Awards $2 Million To Bring Cybersecurity Training To Rural Communities And Diverse Populations

WASHINGTON – As part of its mission to recruit diverse cybersecurity talent and build the workforce of the future, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has awarded $2 million to two innovative organizations for development of cyber workforce training Read More …