The White House has issued a national security memorandum aimed at countering cyberattacks against critical national infrastructure, which it describes as “among the most significant and growing issues confronting our Nation”.
IoT security startup Xage Security has raised $12 million in a Series A financing round led by March Capital Partners.
U.S. National Intelligence Chief Dan Coats has warned that national infrastructure “is literally under attack”, showing warning signs comparable to those seen before 9/11.
A Declaration of Intent endorsing the formation of ‘Cyber Rapid Response Teams’ has been signed in Luxembourg.
CHRYSENE, which appears to have evolved from the group behind the Shamoon and Shamoon 2 attacks, has been targeting ICS networks in the Middle East and the United Kingdom.
Hans-Georg Maaßen said Germany should be ready with its own malware to counter hackers. Meanwhile, the British MI5 chief has warned that IS still posed a threat to Europe despite losses in the Middle East.