Category Archives: Cyber Security

CISPA researchers present early warning system for mass cyber attacks

From Saarland University Researchers from the Competence Center for IT Security, CISPA, at the Saarland University have developed a kind of early warning system for this purpose. Details and first results will be presented by the scientists at the computer fair Cebit in Hannover. These mass cyber attacks, known as "Distributed Denial of Service"…
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Game theory could improve cyberwarfare strategy

From University of Michigan ANN ARBOR--Whether a nation should retaliate against a cyber attack is a complicated decision, and a new framework guided by game theory could help policymakers determine the best strategy. The "Blame Game" was developed in part by Robert Axelrod, a University of Michigan political scientist who is well known for…
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WSU mathematician breaks down how to defend against quantum computing attacks

From Washington State University The encryption codes that safeguard internet data today won't be secure forever. Future quantum computers may have the processing power and algorithms to crack them. Nathan Hamlin, instructor and director of the WSU Math Learning Center, is helping to prepare for this eventuality. He is the author of a new…
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