cyber attack en UW Tacoma to offer cybersecurity degree <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If cyber crime is a growth industry, so is fighting cyber crime.</span></p><p>The University of Washington Tacoma is the latest school to join the ranks of colleges and universities offering degrees in fighting cyber crooks. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 23:35:36 +0000 Paula Wissel 8061 at UW Tacoma to offer cybersecurity degree Could Iran wage a cyberwar on the United States? Security professionals in both the U.S. government and in private industry have long feared the prospect of a cyberwar with China or Russia, two states capable of launching destructive attacks on the computer networks that control critical assets such as the power grid or the financial system.<p>Now they face a new cyberthreat: Iran.<p>"[The Iranians] have all the resources and the capabilities necessary to be a major player in terms of cyberwarfare," says Jeffrey Carr, an expert on cyberconflict who has consulted for the U.S. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:06:20 +0000 Tom Gjelten 4860 at Could Iran wage a cyberwar on the United States? NW National Lab still recovering from major cyber attack <p><a href=""></a></p><p>The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington state gets about 4 million cyber attacks a day. But workers there are just now getting back online after a sophisticated attack shut down most Internet services last Friday.</p><p> Thu, 07 Jul 2011 00:16:36 +0000 Anna King 2027 at NW National Lab still recovering from major cyber attack Cyber attacks are escalating <p>Remember when we used to call the Internet the &quot;information superhighway&quot;? Today, that highway is starting to resemble the route Mad Max traveled in <a href="">The Road Warrior</a>. You can&#39;t go out on it without inviting an attack. Hardly a week goes by without seeing news reports about another corporation being sabotaged by hackers ... <a href="">Sony</a>, <a href="">Intel</a>, <a href="">Google</a>, and<a href=""> Lockheed</a> are some of the more high profile victims.</p><p>For consumers, the biggest cyber threat is identity theft and stolen credit card numbers. But that&#39;s just the tip of the iceberg.&nbsp;This month on <strong><em>The Digital Future</em></strong>, <a href="">Strategic News Service</a> publisher <a href="">Mark Anderson</a> looks at the huge increase in Advanced Persistent Threats: efforts by nation-states to steal information and technology.</p><p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:30:00 +0000 Dave Meyer & Mark Anderson 1931 at Cyber attacks are escalating