For the first time since the creation of the Special Forces branch in 1987, the Army authorized the creation of a new branch, the Cyber branch. With this, the Army joined the ranks of other organizations in this rapidly expanding arena. The Army found itself in a situation where it needed to quickly fill the positions required of this new branch.
A cyberweapon is weaponized software code that exploits flaws in software. It is only effective if the flaw still exists at the time of weapon deployment. Because of this, there is only a small window of time in which a particular cyberweapon can be used. Many argue that cyberweapons can only be effectively used once, and that after first use, the vulnerability will be patched.
Cyberattacks against critical infrastructure are not merely theoretical. Nations and private enterprises have come to understand that critical infrastructure can be attacked via cyberspace with serious repercussions. Critical infrastructure is vital to the United States because it provides power, water, transportation, and communication services to the American public.
Networked technologies touch every corner of the globe and every facet of human life. They have driven innovation, nurtured freedoms, and spurred economic prosperity. Even so, the very technologies that enable these benefits offer new opportunities for malicious and unwanted cyber activities.
This book is a consolidated register of known risk/vulnerabilities in IT systems and infrastructure that are commonly deployed in today’s enterprise for delivery of technology driven services. Information risk assurance and cybersecurity practitioners can used this book to perform audit, risk/security/gap assessment of their most critical IT infrastructures and processes for remedial action.
This book is a do-it-yourself guide that provide Information Risk Assurance & Cybersecurity professionals a step by step details on how to perform audit or risk/security assessment of their payment card infrastructure & environment in line with PCIDSS requirement. Would-be Internal Security Assessor (ISA) and QSA can use this book to prepare for or assess their organization for PCIDSS compliance.
The Navy has seen a significant increase in the presence of mobile and smart devices on its units due to advancements in technology and younger sailors' desire to be connected at all times. These devices create security threats due to their easily concealable size and their host of connectivity and image related features.
This research paper develops the foundation for a new military operating concept to "fight the net" in support of 8th Air Force requirements and stand-up as the new Cyber Command. It applies the Air Force Concept Development framework to examine cyberspace as a newly designated warfare domain.
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique study analyzes and explores the unique position that NATO operates in and the duty of NATO to protect its alliance members, and member states to protect each other.