Kenya recently expressed fear that Al-Shabaab could interfere with the electronic voting system during the upcoming general election. Are cyber attacks a real threat in Africa?
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.
Here are some things Australia should do to protect itself from an increasingly weaponised internet.
The key factor to consider is not cooperation, but rather focus: One is an offensive military unit and the other a defensive civilian agency.
The FBI is warning of Russian cyberattackers probing American election systems. Information warfare scholars discuss Russia's digital efforts to benefit its national interests.
Rich rewards are on offer to people who can help private companies develop software to exploit vulnerabilities in technology such as smartphones. It might be legal but is it ethical?
It's no surprise that China represents a cyber threat to Australia. But the government has been reluctant to state this fact and needs to respond more decisively.
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?
The evidence the Census servers suffered a DDoS attack is weak. A simpler explanation is that they buckled under load of Australians filling out their Census forms as asked.
How the internet has made us terrifyingly vulnerable.
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?
Online fraud is now the most common type of crime, so what should the police and tech firms do to put a stop to these often invisible attacks.
The US and the UK realise the urgent need for serious investment in cybersecurity. So why is the Australian government taking the issue so lightly?