Prior to Fortinet, Quade was the NSA Director’s Special Assistant for Cyber and Chief of the NSA Cyber Task Force Additional assignments that Quade held at the NSA include computer and network security evaluator, cryptanalyst and policy management.
The encryption genie has been let out of the bottle, and law enforcement and national security agencies just have to get used to the idea, according to John Michael McConnell, now a senior executive advisor at management consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton.
Carriers in at least 10 countries have been using ‘supercookies’ to track their users’ mobile browsing, according to global digital rights organisation Access, and while there is no evidence that such spying is being conducted in this part of the world, users are urged to be wary.
The report by FireEye that a sophisticated group called APT30 – suspected to be a China state-sponsored group – has been spying on Malaysia and other Asean countries for 10 years now should come as no surprise, writes Keith Rozario.
Microsoft Corp’s chief security officer for Asia, Pierre Noel, believes that the ‘Snowden Revelations’ have proven to be a blessing for the company, waking it up and forcing it to get its act together.
Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published research on Regin, which it described as the first cyber-attack platform known to penetrate and monitor GSM networks in addition to other ‘standard’ spying tasks.
Whistleblower Edward Snowden’s revelations of spying by the US National Security Agency (NSA) has also affected security strategies in the corporate world, according to a survey by cybersecurity specialist CyberArk.
Security expert Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure talks about the events of Year 1 After Snowden, and their impact on people and business.
The future of the Internet demands a new proactive attitude in how governments, the industry and academia collectively manage issues such as privacy, security and trust, says a top European Union official. Edwin Yapp reports from CeBIT in Hannover, Germany.
The theft, misuse and exploitation of privileged accounts has become an increasingly key tactic in each phase of an advance persistent threat (APT) attack cycle, and this will largely continue into next year, said enterprise security solutions vendor CyberArk, outlining its security predictions for 2014.