Critical Infrastructure Security , Cybercrime as-a-service , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks

Assessing US Vulnerability to a Nation-State Cyberattack

Plus, Cybersecurity Fusion Centers at Banks; Webstresser User Takedown
Assessing US Vulnerability to a Nation-State Cyberattack

The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features a summary of alarming new findings about the ability of the U.S. to counter a nation-state malware attack

In this report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • ISMG's Jeremy Kirk outline findings of a report on U.S. resiliency in the event of a nation-state malware attack;
  • Scott Walters and Eric Reddel of the consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton discuss "fusion centers" at banks that enable collaboration of fraud management and cybersecurity teams;
  • ISMG's Mathew Schwartz describe how the lack of dark web anonymity enabled law enforcement officials to identify users of the Webstresser DDoS stresser/booter service.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Fridays. Don't miss the Jan. 25 and Feb. 1 editions, which respectively discuss the reasons behind Google's GDPR fine and the persistent threat of nation-state attacks.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under a Creative Commons license.

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