Government agencies, including the intelligence community and its research arm, increasingly want to predict cyber attacks through machine learning. But a new study casts doubt on the effectiveness of that technique.
Infiltrating third-party companies that store confidential details about swathes of other businesses is more efficient than targeting those firms individually, according to the Department of Homeland Security and information security analysts.
Intelligence officials and academics say the United States needs to expand its cyber surveillance authorities and capabilities to meet the Trump administration’s vision to be more aggressive in cyberspace.
The new report is significant because security of the midterm elections was one metric that could be used to judge the success of the Trump administration’s plan to become more aggressive in cyberspace,
The U.S. intelligence community took aim at China during its annual assessment of worldwide threats, accusing the East Asian giant of blistering cyberattacks that are the foundation of a prolonged espionage campaign.