Snowden reveals automated NSA cyberwarfare program

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By Grant Gross, IDG News Service | August 13th, 2014 MonsterMind could fire back at suspected attackers without human intervention, Snowden says. The U.S. National Security Agency has a cyberwarfare program that hunts for foreign cyberattacks and is able to strike back without human intervention, according to NSA leaker Edward Snowden. The NSA cyberwarfare program,…

New security tools from Tenable, HP, Co3 attempt the impossible

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By John Breeden II, Network World | August 11th, 2014 Automated incident response promises total network security by combining threat detection, prevention and response. Automated incident response is one of the fastest growing fields in computer security. Alternatively called threat monitoring, vulnerability management or threat management, it encompasses the seemingly impossible task of defending a…