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Active Defense: Security Operations Evolved

Mark G. Manglicmot, Adam C. Tyra

Abstract

Static cyber defenses based on fixed sensors and event correlation have proven insufficient. Defenders have adopted the cyber equivalent of placing a cop on a street corner with a pile of mug shots in the hopes that a criminal will walk close enough to be seen. 9,144 more words

Active Defense

The Cuckoo's Egg – Revisited

The other day I picked up a used copy of Cliff Stoll’s book The Cuckoo’s Egg about his search for a hacker, ultimately identified as a German, Markus Hess. 628 more words

Security

The Energetic Bear and Crouching Yeti at the Watering Hole

Kaspersky Labs has released another fascinating report on a complex Advanced Persistent Threat (or APT), an extremely dangerous form of malware. An APT is certainly advanced, they typically are complicated systems of several forms of malicious software, and each component tends to be at least as complex and as capable as what we used to think of as an entire threat package. 434 more words

Cybersecurity

Cyber Attack At Local Hospitals Steals Patient Information

Residents who in the last five years received medical services from the two hospitals in Waukegan might have had personal information stolen by foreign hackers. 245 more words

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Community Health Systems Hacked - 4.5 Million Records Stolen

Chinese hackers seem to be at it again. This time hitting Community Health Systems, a large US medical group that runs over 200 hospitals in 29 states. 165 more words

Cyber Attack