Let me start this post by asking my readers two questions.
- Do you agree that hacking is possible?
- Do you agree that airplane flight systems are computerized? 405 more words
The tragic loss of 150 souls on the Germanwings Airbus Flight 4U9525 is a mystery that remains unresolved.
Yesterday, the NY Times broke a story based on an unnamed source, which claimed that the co-pilot locked the cockpit door of the airliner and was responsible for the senseless loss of lives. 233 more words
As I write this, the president of Lufthansa Airlines is expressing disbelief that the Germanwings Airbus A320 airliner could slam into a French mountainside, killing all aboard. 702 more words
China has confessed to the presence of special cyber warfare units as pressure between the state and United States over cyberespionage continues to grow.
China has for ages become the goal of feeling linking to high profile cyberattacks and state-sponsored efforts. 292 more words
By Alexander McCoy
Best Defense guest columnist
At U.S. Cyber Command at Fort Meade last week, newly appointed Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said that a new, independent branch is “one of the futures cyber might have.” He is right. 2,042 more words