skills

Skill Sets for Transitioning into a Cybersecurity Career

Changing careers is never easy. How long or far you have already traveled down your particular career path can make the thought of changing careers a little intimidating. Often, people who are ...
Security Boulevard

Attacking Soldiers on Social Media

A research group at NATO's Strategic Communications Center of Excellence catfished soldiers involved in an European military exercise -- we don't know what country they were from -- to demonstrate the power ...

Gen. Nakasone on US Cyber Command

Really interesting article by and interview with Paul M. Nakasone (Commander of US Cyber Command, Director of the National Security Agency, and Chief of the Central Security Service) in the current issue ...
Armed Services, Social Engineering and Sensationalist Reporting

Armed Services, Social Engineering and Sensationalist Reporting — CyberSpeak Podcast

On this episode of the CyberSpeak with InfoSec Institute podcast, Michel Huffaker, director of threat intelligence at ThreatQuotient, talks about cybersecurity issues facing the armed services,... Go on to the site to ...

Supply-Chain Security

Earlier this month, the Pentagon stopped selling phones made by the Chinese companies ZTE and Huawei on military bases because they might be used to spy on their users. It's a legitimate ...

History of the US Army Security Agency

Interesting history of the US Army Security Agency in the early years of Cold War Germany ...

Locating Secret Military Bases via Fitness Data

In November, the company Strava released an anonymous data-visualization map showing all the fitness activity by everyone using the app. Over this weekend, someone realized that it could be used to locate ...
cloud

Insecure Storage Buckets Expose 1.8 Billion Online Posts Scraped for U.S. Military

A Pentagon contractor left three storage buckets publicly accessible on Amazon’s S3 service, exposing more than 1.8 billion online posts collected since 2009. The messages, posted by people from around the world, ...