Danish intelligence chief held over suspected information leaks

The head of Denmark’s foreign intelligence unit, Lars Findsen, has been remanded in custody over his involvement in a case of “highly classified” information leaks, public broadcaster DR reported on Monday. Denmark’s two intelligence services have been thrown into disarray Read More …

State of Cybersecurity in Germany in 2021

According to Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), the country faces a grave and growing threat as society becomes more digitally connected and criminals more sophisticated. The BSI said threat levels have reached red alarm levels. Threat level increased Read More …

UK spy chief warns China, Russia racing to master AI

The chief of the United Kingdom’s foreign spy service is to warn that China and Russia are racing to master artificial intelligence in a way that could revolutionise geopolitics over the next 10 years. Richard Moore, who heads the Secret Read More …

UK plans to invest £5 billion in retaliatory cyber-attacks

The United Kingdom has revealed plans to invest £5 billion in bolstering national cybersecurity that includes creating a “Cyber Force” unit to perform retaliatory attacks. Cyber-warfare is being embraced as the “fifth domain” of international conflict and is being incorporated Read More …

Biden pushes for stronger cybersecurity in critical infrastructure, wants companies to do more

President Joe Biden will sign a national security memorandum on Wednesday that aims to strengthen cybersecurity for critical infrastructure, as concern mounts about the vulnerability of the U.S. in the wake of a series of recent ransomware attacks. The memo Read More …

Biden tells Putin the U.S. will take ‘any necessary action’ after latest ransomware attack

President Biden told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that the United States will take “any necessary action” to defend U.S. infrastructure, the White House said, after Russia-based hackers carried out the largest known ransomware attack to date. Biden has Read More …

Biden gave Putin list of 16 critical infrastructure entities ‘off limits’ to cyberattacks

President Biden told reporters Wednesday he gave President Vladimir Putin a list of 16 critical infrastructure entities that are “off limits” to a Russian cyberattack. Those entities include energy, water, health care, emergency, chemical, nuclear, communications, government, defense, food, commercial Read More …