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As ransomware hobbled Atlanta, banks drilled for next iteration of attacks

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The exercise, which assembled 18 financial institutions and the industry’s threat-sharing center, simulated a “WannaCry-like” ransomware attack.

DHS 'Cyber Storm' exercise tests manufacturing and transportation sectors

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

A global cybersecurity drill hosted by DHS that began Tuesday should “push participants out of their comfort zone," top DHS cybersecurity official Jeanette Manfra said.

Electric grid hacking exercise puts spotlight on shortage of security clearances

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

As foreign hackers continue to probe the U.S. grid for weaknesses, a cyber exercise for the North American energy sector has shown that many utility personnel still lack access to the classified information needed to stay on top of the threat.

Proofpoint acquires Wombat Security Technologies for $225 million

by Greg Otto • 5 months ago

By acquiring Wombat, the Sunnyvale, California-based company adds phishing simulation and security training to its suite of products.

Here's what the military's 'flight simulator' for cyberwarfare might look like

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

The project is meant to make it easier for military leaders and soldiers to conceptualize how they can both deploy cyber capabilities and defend against digital attacks.

Army must empower next generation to succeed in cyber, senior official says

by Chris Bing • 8 months ago

To quickly develop the Army's cyber capabilities requires that leadership consider unique options while also adjusting for a different culture brought in by recruits who are inherently digitally savvy, according to Col. Chris Wade, director of the Army's Task Force Cyber Strong.

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