What a cyber warning shot would look like

Several people have expected that at some point in time the crisis in Ukraine might involve cyber conflict. Well maybe the time has come. We don’t know if today’s explosion of a gas pipeline in Ukraine was caused by a cyber attack, but it would be a...

Germany’s fake cyber defense exposed

Three years ago, the German government established a national cyber defense center (“Nationales Cyber-Abwehrzentrum”). The stated objective was to establish a government entity that would coordinate and bundle the activities of various agencies that are tasked with...

ISA-99’s ivory tower metrics

ISA-99 has published a draft set of cyber security metrics that is worth a closer look. Metrics are an indispensable part of every cyber security program because without them such program a) will not be fact-based b) lacks the capability of systematic improvement (you...