Cyber beat

Sasakawa USA and HyperQube sponsored a cybersecurity capture-the-flag contest

On November 29, Bud Roth, Non-Resident Fellow for Cybersecurity at Sasakawa USA, and Craig Stevenson, CEO of HyperQube, announced the winners of the Capture-the-Flag contest sponsored by Sasakawa USA for students of schools affiliated with Keio University’s International Cyber Security Center of Excellence. On stage at INCS-CoE’s Seventh Biannual Cyber Security Conference, Roth and Stevenson ran through the competition and how its participants fared.

Sasakawa USA exercise featured in World Economic Forum column

William H. Sato, a special advisor to the Cabinet Office of the Japan government, wrote about ways to prepare for cyber attacks in a November 27 column published in the World Economic Forum. Sato outlined the activities and findings of a recent tabletop exercise (or TTX) sponsored by Sasakawa USA.

Ten tools every cyber cop needs

What tools are necessary for law enforcement officers to successfully convict cybercriminals? In this presentation, William “Bud” Roth, Non-Resident Fellow for Cybersecurity at Sasakawa USA, details a capability assessment model for computer crime.

Into the Gray Zone: Cybersecurity report rollout featured in the news

U.S. policymakers are moving too slowly in dealing with the dynamic threat from cyberspace, Sasakawa USA’s Adm. Dennis Blair said October 31 at an event rolling out the publication of “Into the Gray Zone: The Private Sector and Active Defense against Cyber Threats.”

N.S.A. appears to have missed ‘big red flags’ in suspect’s behavior

The National Security Agency’s measures to prevent unauthorized activity by employees broke down in the case of Harold T. Martin III, the former contract worker who removed classified material in bulk over a period of decades, Sasakawa USA’s Adm. Dennis Blair told the New York Times in an October 30 article.