Tag Archives: Nation-State

Why are we still constantly surprised that Intelligence (espionage) Agencies do exactly what they’re supposed to do?

Intelligence agencies belonging to nation-states perform cyber-espionage. That’s a fact, and it’s been a fact for decades. No worth arguing otherwise or claiming that they are breaking the law – it’s their mandate and they don’t try to hide it. I’m not surprised when Leo Messi scores a goal, when a fireman puts out a

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Demilitarization of Cyberspace (discourse)

Cyberwar. Cyber-weapons. Cyber super-power. Cyber-attacks… The entire cyber jargon is tainted in camo colors, making it to look like a bloody battlefield. As with many other things, this too is to blamed on popular films and TV shows from that horrible decade, the 80’s, which created such a powerful image of the military hacker –

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2014 Major Rising Trends and 2015 Forecasts

Cytegic continuously monitors the cyber threat landscape and analyzes various inputs to identify threat agents, attacks and controls, based on geo-political regions and business sectors. Our DyTA machine monitors thousands of quality sources (both structured and unstructured), detects daily, weekly and monthly trends, changes and events and incorporates them into Cytegic’s methodology and systems. DyTA

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For Every Action There Is a Cyber-Reaction

In recent years, it has become a known fact, that if a country or its government performs actions which may be perceived as ‘provocative’, it automatically becomes a viable target for hackers, and specifically Hacktivists. Cyber-reactions have become the norm when it comes to military operations, campaigns and even tensions between countries – for example,

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Our September 2014 Intelligence Update

In the past month, Cytegic’s CIAC has observed the following events and developments which are either indicators of trends, independent significant issues, or are important enough to inform our customers: PWC’s Global State of Information Security 2015 A recent survey by PWC, called Global State of Information Security 2015[1], revealed some interesting conclusions.  For once,

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Our August 2014 Intelligence Update

After a short break, we’re back with our monthly global intelligence update. If you’d like to receive the full update, please get in touch with us. In the past month, Cytegic’s CIAC has observed the following events and developments which are either indicators of trends, independent significant issues, or are important enough to inform our customers:

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