The power grid is increasingly computerized. That opens it to attacks and requires new defenses.
Cyberdetectives look for digital doors or windows left unlocked, find electronic footprints in the dirt and examine malicious software for clues about who broke in, what they took and why.
For decades, deterrence has effectively countered the threat of nuclear weapons. Can we achieve similar results against cyber weapons?
If we can change people's behaviour we won't be so at risk from cyber attacks.
Though there is no indication hackers affected the outcome of the election, we still must act to improve the cybersecurity of American elections.
The recent cyber attack on the Dyn infrastructure shows why the internet of things poses a risk to us all.
The internet's architecture is under attack again as a huge denial of service attack takes out major sites in US and Europe.
The FBI is warning of Russian cyberattackers probing American election systems. Information warfare scholars discuss Russia's digital efforts to benefit its national interests.
What do we know about Russia's cyber strategy, capabilities, and intentions? This top-notch adversary is more advanced and stealthier than any other.
The top cyberspy agency couldn't stay immune from attacks forever. What does it mean for governments, companies and internet users as a whole that the NSA has been hacked?
As governments look to new ways to step up surveillance, hackers find new ways to subvert it. Is there a way to end this cat and mouse game, described as a crypto-war?
Recent terrorist attacks have heightened concerns about the security of nuclear plants. A former top U.S. nuclear regulator says security is weak at many sites worldwide.
Cyber weapons are allowing states to attack each other without fear of retaliation. The consequences potentially are devastating.
Federal networks need stronger cybersecurity measures than most organizations, but have not yet gotten the budget or staffing commitments that would protect them properly.
Malware has brought down the power grid in the Ukraine. What were attackers after and could it happen elsewhere?
The cyberattack that brought down a city's power supply in Ukraine is a cautionary tale for what lies ahead.
Getting the basics of cybersecurity right could eliminate 85% of the threats overnight. Here are some tips to get you started.
When Facebook goes down it's an irritation. But as the world moves its data and processing to the cloud, the potential for major loss grows ever greater.
Sanctions against Russia and China would only escalate cyber-attacks, when what's needed is international agreement.
If you think you're not at risk from cyber crime then think again. Everyone connected to the internet is a potential target and hackers are gathering what they can to try to gain your trust.