Cyber-rioting between India and Pakistan hardly seems "war," but that's what some are calling it.
The Gaza Cyber-Attackers (political hacktivists most active against targets in Egypt, Yemen, and the UAE) turn their sights to IT and incident response teams.
Skepticism from both US (Clapper: "I personally am somewhat of a skeptic") and Chinese (Hao complains of US "double standards") officials dim the recently concluded modus vivendi's luster. So do renewed criminal activity by the Chinese Winnti gang, reported US decision to pull intelligence officers from diplomatic missions to China, and extensive PLA cyber reconnaissance of Norwegian targets. This last seems linked to Chinese economic ambitions in the Arctic (compare similar ambitions in the South China Sea).
Russia investigates recent hacks of Kremlin sites, with dark muttering about malign international tensions over Ukraine and other spheres of surely innocent Russian engagement.
Security researchers warn of potentially life-threatening vulnerabilities in medical devices. Coincidentally, an Alien Vault survey reveals support for faster, alternative disclosure of life-threatening bugs to be either high or tepid, depending on how one reads "64%."
Those of you who picked up a copy of Sun Tzu while completing your MBA will find Dark Matters' contrarian take on knowing the enemy interesting.
Banks, retailers, and insurers bring incompatible perspectives to cyber risk transfer.
In the marketplace, cyber security companies prep for IPOs and raise venture capital. New product buffs will find many announcements to mull.
Financial regulators in Hong Kong and Singapore warn the sector to take cyber security seriously.