Arguably, the most important battleground is not a geographic location; it's the internet. And here, just as in real-world battles, the enemies of the United States are hoping to find areas of vulnerability to exploit.
The US Aspen Institute's Aspen Cyber Strategy Group, a cadre of 35 experts from the public and private sectors, held its first meeting Friday to tackle cyber-security challenges.
San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency was caught with a HDDCryptor Ransomware infection over the weekend, leaving the agency unable to sell tickets or charge customers for transport, unless they pay the hackers demands of 100 Bitcoin.
A provider of IT infrastructure has called for central government to include local government more in mapping out national cyber-security policies.
CESG, the Information Security Arm of GCHQ, has released new security guidance for more than ten different end user devices to ensure they are configured and used in the most efficient way compatible with meeting security demands.
The main concern for a third of public sector companies is reputational damage to their organisation.