information warfare

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the use of information or information technology during a time of crisis or conflict to achieve or promote specific objectives over a specific adversary or adversaries

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Cyberattacks are becoming more intelligent and sophisticated.
In theory, a sufficiently sophisticated cyberattack, for example by nation-state players acting on behalf of a hostile government, could disable an entire national power grid.
Cybersecurity experts said in January they found early signs of planned cyberattacks from Russian hackers against anti-doping and Olympic organizations, in retaliation for excluding Russia from taking part in the Winter Games.
Nearly two-thirds (64%) of all the physicians who experienced a cyberattack experienced up to four lours of downtime before they resumed operations, and approximately one-third (29%) of physicians in medium-sized practices that experienced a cyberattack said they experienced nearly a full day of downtime.
Nearly two-thirds (64 percent) of all the physicians who experienced a cyberattack experienced up to four hours of downtime before they resumed operations, and approximately one-third (29 percent) of physicians in medium-sized practices that experienced a cyberattack said they experienced nearly a full day of downtime.
With only a third of respondents undertaking internal cybersecurity awareness training, and with phishing the most cited cause of cyberattack, families need to invest further in their human firewalls, alongside their technical firewalls, while taking a greater interest in their publicly available data before someone else does.
Many people worldwide-particularly in Japan, the US, Germany, the UK and South Korea-are concerned about cyberattacks from other countries.
After a number of widespread cyberattacks hit individuals and organizations throughout the region, a number of nations in the European Union have signed on to a diplomatic document that would declare cyberattacks an act of war, the (http://www.
While Welsh concedes that putting in place and maintaining a top-of-the-line cybersecurity system can be costly and disruptive, he urged broadcasters to consider the alternative cost if their operations become compromised because of successful cyberattacks.
This system incorporates functionality providing visibility into the relationships between the constituent elements of a cyberattack recorded in each piece of CTI, including basic information such as the attacker, the time, the target, the machines attacked, and intrusion pathways and methods, as well as countermeasures.
The challenge for directors is to oversee management's efforts to address risk and to do their best to ensure that the company is prepared to weather a cyberattack.
An even broader risk associated with a cyberattack is that "the public health system is inseparable from or linked to so many other sectors," said Justin Snair, MPA, senior program officer for health security at the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, who spoke on his own behalf.
Not to mention, companies need to understand how to keep employees calm, how to mitigate damage, and more once a cyberattack has occurred.
Summary: Lebanon's Central Bank assured the public Monday that all regular online operations are running smoothly after the IT department foiled an email cyberattack.
The cyberattack on the French election is an attack on democracy.