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Satellites in Space in Danger of Hacking New Research by The Royal Institute of International Affairs New research by Chatham House or The Royal Institute of International Affairs warns that satellites in space are in danger of cyberattack. They're calling for an immediate investment by NATO and NATO member nations to harden and protect their satellites as the military is dependent on them for data and communications particularly in conflict conditions. For a detailed news blog, go to Important Innovations Collection: Space Cybersecurity at Risk : Satellites are Vulnerable to Hacking Source: European Space Agency New Report from The Royal Institute of International Affairs UK...
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Germany's New Cybersecurity Agency German DARPA Germany just announced the creation of a DARPA-like agency. DARPA is the US Defense Department's Advanced Research Projects Agency whose mission is to develop game-changing technology to provide the US military overwhelming technological advantages. It's behind the creation of the internet, drones, cloud computing and GPS. Hacking Problems German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says the new federal agency allows Germany to invest in new technologies and the protection of critical digital infrastructure from cyberattack. Some German officials believe Germany needs better encryption and more open source software. German ministries have had a problem with being hacked. Some suspect Russia. Controversy The new agency is expected to be structured like DARPA. The Ministries of Defense and Interior will manage it. Some German lawmakers are very concerned about Defense management. They fear the cybersecurity ag