Chinese Military Develops Mobile App To Spy On Soldiers

May 8, 2017 @ 09:48 AM

The Chinese military has developed smartphone security software that will automatically alert authorities if it detects any violations of Internet use. The Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese military, reported on Sunday that the PLA Rocket (Missile) Force introduced the mobile phone security platform to better...

Denmark Accuses Russia Of Hacking Into Defense Ministry Emails

April 25, 2017 @ 11:07 AM

Denmark has accused Russia of hacking into the emails accounts of the nations defense ministry. A Sunday report published by the Centre for Cyber Security claimed that a group of pro-Kremlin hackers had infiltrated into the emails of defense ministry employees in 2015 and 2016, Danish news agency Ritzau reported Monday

Seoul’s New $210B Defense Plan Emphasizes On Cyber security, Military Spy Satellites...

April 15, 2017 @ 11:02 AM

South Korea reserves 246.5 billion won ($218 million) from its revised mid-term defense plan on cybersecurity over five years to fight growing threats from North Korean hackers

DARPA Seeks To Develop Integrated Circuits Immune From Software Hacking

April 12, 2017 @ 11:25 AM

US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)'s new program, System Security Integrated Through Hardware and Firmware (SSITH) aims to develop design techniques that lead to protection against cyberintruders at the hardware and circuit level, rather than relying only on software-based security patches. DARPA in an announcement Monday said that its new...

Beijing Offers USD $73,000 Reward To Spy-Spotters

April 11, 2017 @ 11:51 AM

China has offered US$1,500 to US$73,000 as prize money for providing information on on suspected foreign spies. “The pressing need for new measures to guard against foreign spies is an unfortunate side-effect of Chinas reform and opening up to the world,”

German Army Gets New Cyber Command

April 3, 2017 @ 09:36 AM

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen will assemble the new cyber command later this week for a celebratory installation in Bonn. The command will have its own independent organizational structure, thus becoming the sixth branch of the German military – on a par with the army, navy, air force, joint medical service and joint support service

NATO Plans $3.2 Billion Spend To Upgrade Military Communication Satellite Tech

March 27, 2017 @ 01:46 PM

NATO is eyeing to spend $3.24 billion to upgrade its satellite and computer technology over the next three years

Lockheed Martin Wins $347 Million To Support US Defense Cyber Crime Center

March 16, 2017 @ 01:28 PM

Lockheed Martin has won a $347 million contract for the US Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3), delivering a range of technical, functional and managerial support. Under the on-going five-year contract (one base year plus four one-year options), awarded by the General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (FEDSIM), Lockheed Martin will provide assistance in the investigation of criminal and counterintelligence matters, the company said in a statement Thursday

Kordia To Provide Satellite Automatic Identification System To Australian Maritime Safety Authority

March 11, 2017 @ 02:45 PM

ORBCOMMs Partner Kordia has won a Multi-Year Contract from Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) to provide satellite Automatic Identification System (AIS) data used for ship tracking and other maritime navigational and safety efforts. ORBCOMM, a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced Friday the award of a multi-year contract with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) through ORBCOMMs partner Kordia Pty Ltd (Kordia)

Leonardo, IGG To Design UAE’s Cyber Security Operations Centers

February 20, 2017 @ 11:16 AM

Leonardo and Abu Dhabi-based IGG (International Golden Group PJSC) have signed a strategic collaboration agreement to supply cyber security capabilities in the UAE during the on-going IDEX exhibition. Leonardo and IGG will collaborate to identify and implement advanced solutions including Security Operations Centres (SOCs)

General Dynamics Wins US Navy's Command N6 IT Support Contract

February 7, 2017 @ 03:25 PM

General Dynamics has won N6 Information Technology Support contract from US Navy to continue delivering enterprise-level IT services to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic and Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC). The single award contract has a potential value of approximately $70 million over three years, the company announced Monday

Cyber Attack Threat To Five Taiwanese Stock Brokerages

February 6, 2017 @ 02:25 PM

Taiwan is investigating a case of five brokerage companies having received email threats by an unknown cyber-group, asking to make payments to avert an attack that, otherwise, could crash their websites. “Each brokerage had got an email, setting a deadline for the transfer of funds to avoid a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack,” Rick Wang, an official with Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC), was quoted as saying by