KSHEC website hacked; restored later

On Friday morning, those who tried logging into Karnataka State Higher Education Council (KSHEC) website were greeted by an unusual message. A caricature holding a glass with red liquid — as if offering a toast — was mocking at the visitors with these words: “Your data belong to me”. The…

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Army Launches Cyber Training Range

To keep pace with training demands of the Army’s growing cyber force, the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, or CECOM, is standing up a new training range to help soldiers validate their cyber security skills. Expected to be open to all units later this summer, CECOM’s Cyber Battleground Range will provide…

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How Israel balances cyber security, privacy

Despite the warnings of lawyers and experts in data security, on Feb. 15, the outgoing government authorized the creation of a national cyber defense authority. In a strongly worded letter to Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein, the opponents argued against the authorization of the program, because the agency to be created…

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