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U.S. Army opens cyber research centre

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory, the corporate research division of the U.S. Army, has opened the Army Cyber Research Analytics Laboratory (ACAL). The ACAL was designed and created through a partnership between the Army Research Laboratory and Army Cyber Command. The facility is intended to accelerate the development of cutting-edge analysis and cyber defense strategies to… Read More

Researchers advocate neurorights to protect brain data

A neuroethicist and a human rights attorney have proposed that human rights be expanded to guard the sanctity of the human mind in the face of rapid advancements in neuroscience and neurotechnology. The four rights that are specifically addressed in their research paper, published in the Journal of Life Sciences, Society and Policy are the… Read More

German military to introduce cyber command amid rising threats

The German military is to establish a new cyber command in an effort to bolster defences and tackle growing threats against its networks. A high-value target for hackers, the military registered 284,000 complex and professional attempted breaches in the first two months of 2017. While no damage was incurred, the ministry said that attacks are… Read More

DARPA launches program to combat suicide drones

DARPA has launched a new program to combat the threat of suicide drones, which can be loaded with explosives and deployed without the use of radio signals. The Mobile Force Protection (MFP) Program will begin Phase 1 development and testing this spring. The aim of the program is to develop a system capable of defeating a… Read More

Marines ask if Cyber Command could help online harassment issues

A representative from the Marine Corps has posed the question as to whether U.S. Cyber Command, tasked with the online defence of the United States, could or should become involved in incidents such as the scandal over male marines sharing online nude photos of their female colleagues. Testifying before the House Appropriations Committee, Marine Corps… Read More