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Cyber Storm III: a war on trust
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DHS didn't release names of companies participating, but the sectors represented included banking, chemical, communications, nuclear energy and IT, the agency said. Officials from 11 states, including California, New York and Pennsylvania, participated, as well as officials from 12 other countries, including Canada, France, Germany and the U. Grant Gross covers technology and telecom policy in the U. Follow Grant on Twitter at GrantGross.
Games I and II, spaced by two years, were based on scenarios of cyber terrorism. In the first tabletop exercise, anti-globalisation activists had attacked US critical infrastructure, while money and power-hungry attackers launched similar assaults in the second event.
Cyber Storm III Simulates Large-scale Attack
Attackers will use "known and credible technical capabilities of adversaries" and exploit "real cyber-infrastructure vulnerabilities, resulting in a range of potential consequences including loss of life and the crippling of critical government and private sector functions", according to the US Department of Homeland Security, which spearheads the games. More than "injections of data" will be used in the games. Telstra network and information technology operations director Craig Hancock said its incident response methods will be tested.
By actively testing our response processes we can then evaluate and improve our effectiveness in managing and responding to cyber security incidents," Hancock said in a statement.
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Officials overseeing the games within the Federal Attorney-General's Department would not comment on the theme of the event, but confirmed they will be participating in the games. However, US Defence officials offered media a peek at the secretive event, even allowing photos of the control centre. A report on Cyber Storm II found improvements across inter-agency coordination, training and in common frameworks for response.
The event did not identify specific vulnerabilities in Australia's computer systems. A rundown on the first event is available here PDF.
'Cyber Storm III' tests US on cyber attack
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PlayStation credit card data was encrypted. TomTom GPS data used for speed traps. If finalised, the agreement will mean service providers in the United States can respond directly to electronic data requests issued by Australian enforcement agencies for data