Cybersecurity

South Korea Joins NATO Cyber Defense Group

South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) on Thursday was formally admitted to the NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Center of Excellence (CCDCOE), becoming the first Asian member of the defensive alliance.

Staff operate at the NATO Computer Incident Response Capability (NCIRC) technical center, at NATO's military headquarters SHAPE in Mons, southwestern Belgium, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. The NCIRC protects NATO systems and information from any form of attack and from deliberate or accidental exposure. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

Russia Detains Cybersecurity Tycoon on Treason Charges

Russian police suddenly arrested 35-year-old cybersecurity tycoon Ilya Sachkov on Wednesday, placing him in detention for at least two months on nebulous charges of treason. The offices of Sachkov’s Group-IB corporation in Moscow and St. Petersburg were also raided, with no indication of what police were searching for.

A picture taken on February 6, 2019 shows Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Group-IB co-founder and director Ilya Sachkov (R) during the meeting with the winners of the 2019 Nemaly Business national prize, an open competition for Russian owners of small and medium-sized enterprises aged under 40. - A …

Morgan Wright: Pipeline Attack Shows Criminal Gangs Can ‘Bring a Nation to Its Knees’

Morgan Wright, chief security officer for the SentinelOne cybersecurity corporation and former senior adviser to the U.S. State Department Antiterrorism Assistance Program, joined SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Wednesday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily to discuss the cyberattack that crippled the Colonial pipeline and caused fuel shortages across the eastern United States.

cyber attackers

Report: Internet Freedom Withers in ‘The Pandemic’s Digital Shadow’

Freedom House published the 2020 edition of its annual “Freedom on the Net” report on Wednesday. The report grimly concluded that Internet freedom around the world has diminished in the “digital shadow” of the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, accelerating the steady erosion of online freedom Freedom House has chronicled over the past ten years.

TOPSHOT - This picture taken on October 10, 2017 shows a party flag of the Chinese Communist Party displayed at an exhibition showcasing China's progress in the past five years at the Beijing Exhibition Center.