Archive for the ‘Cyber Defense’ Category

New Book: Cyber Warfare

“Cyber Warfare” a new book by Jason Andress and Steve Winterfeld, this book is designed to cover the strategic, operational, and tactical aspects of today’s cyberspace conflicts. This is not a typical book about cyber warfare as it brings information in a way that can be used to establish a strategic cyber security vision for [...]

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Lockheed Suspended Remote Access After a Cyber Attack

Lockheed Martin Corp., the U.S. government’s top information technology provider has suspended the email remote access to corporate application after discovering a network intrusion that is related to a major RSA attack. “As a result of the swift and deliberate actions taken to protect the network and increase IT security, our systems remain secure,” Jennifer [...]

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IRC-Based Botnets Almost Vanishing!

Botnet Number that is controlled over web servers are five times the number of botnets controlled by IRC-channels this is according to a new research conducted by Team Cymru Security experts. The IRC botnet has decreased significantly due to some limitation over controlling and sending different instruction by the command-and-control (C&C) servers. “the US is [...]

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Guest Blog: Defending against DDoS

There appears to be some activity in the world of DDoS Defense. DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have taken many forms over the years. From the early Ping Floods and Smurf attacks to much more sophisticated attacks. As an example of that sophistication look at the July attacks against 39 web sites in South [...]

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