README | Shaun Waterman
July 08, 2022
Finland offers a model of how a Western democracy can harden its vital industries against cyberattacks while resisting hybrid conflict and information operations, but can other countries follow suit?
May 22, 2022
About 80,000 companies that sell to the U.S. military will need to pass a cybersecurity audit before they can bid for business under rules the Defense Department plans to impose next year. But many small defense contractors aren’t prepared for the brave new world of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) program.
March 12, 2022
Leaked internal message traffic makes the ruthless Conti ransomware gang look like any other struggling agile software startup — complete with millennial buzzwords and complaints about pay and working conditions.
February 06, 2022
The Biden administration is forging ahead with a scaled-back plan to regulate cybersecurity in the vast and complicated defense industry marketplace. But the halting rollout of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification, or CMMC, program illustrates the perils and pitfalls of rewriting supply chain cyber rules for the defense industrial base.
December 10, 2021
The second annual Hack-A-Sat competition pits security researchers against real satellite equipment as the U.S. military rushes to address space cybersecurity risks.
November 17, 2021
A tabletop exercise tested how space industry leaders would handle a potentially devastating breach of a satellite’s ground control uplink.
November 02, 2021
The White House won’t be defining the space industry as critical infrastructure, despite mounting pressure from business and lawmakers.
August 19, 2021
Security flaws in a standardized component widely used in military and avionics systems threaten the Pentagon’s plans for an Internet of Military Things.
August 11, 2021
A lot of it has to do with cryptocurrency fallacies, hacking buildings, bizarre contests, furs, bad IoT security and other wonderful and intriguing elements of infosec culture.
August 05, 2021
New research presented during Black Hat 2021 in Las Vegas on Wednesday reveals the important role of amateur, and amateurish, players in sustaining the cybercrime ecosystem.