New security measures follow many agency breaches; Catherine Herridge takes an in-depth look for 'Special Report' Fox news coverage featuring Bob Gourley. For more see: FoxNews … [Read more...] about The cyber threat facing the next administration
How the Mirai botnet almost took down an entire country, and what your business can learn. Security researcher Kevin Beaumont recently discovered a botnet attack that almost took down all internet service in Liberia. Here's what you need to know. "The ability to conduct these attacks is … [Read more...] about How the Mirai botnet almost took down an entire country, and what your business can learn
Federal procurement data shows at least half of the cybersecurity companies in the greater Washington region have derived revenue from government contracts in recent years. A healthy cybersecurity industry is required to help protect against those rapidly escalating threats. Examining … [Read more...] about Makeup of Region’s Cyber Ecosystem Offers Clues to Where More Investments are Needed
Bob Gourley provides expert opinion and context on cyber conflict, including cyber weapons, in this piece by Conner Forrest: According to Gourley, at least in the US, "offensive cyber weapons are not designed to take information, but to degrade, disrupt or destroy systems." Cyberwarfare, and … [Read more...] about Understanding the military buildup of offensive cyberweapons
Bob Gourley provided expert commentary and analysis in this article in The Merkle: Mounting evidence in the recent Democratic Party hacks, and the security breach to the Clinton administration is pointing to a Russian backed cyber army, according to a former Defense Department … [Read more...] about Could Russia Really be Behind the Recent Cyber Attacks?
Were the Russians hacking the Democrats email server ? For more see: BBC Radio … [Read more...] about Bob Gourley Featured On BBC Radio 4 The World Tonight
"You're putting not just the Clinton server at risk but the entire Department of State emails at risk," said Bob Gourley, former chief technology officer (CTO) for the DIA. "When you turn off your defensive mechanisms and you're connected to the Internet, you're almost laying out the welcome mat for … [Read more...] about Top IT official: Disabling security for Clinton server laid out ‘welcome mat’ for hackers
"The techniques look Russian. The tools look Russian," Bob Gourley, author of The Cyber Threat, told CBC News Network's Michael Serapio that both forensics and motivation suggested Russian involvement. … [Read more...] about Gourley Comments On Suspected Russian hack of DNC emails