Fed Tech Roundup January 25

The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (fromFedTechTicker.com and TopTechTicker.com):  Fed Tech Ticker Crypto-currencies and their promise for enterprise technology professionals Capstone (CPST) Receives Order for Microturbines for US Federal Government Headquarters in Washington, DC – StreetInsider.com Unabomber’s letters of love, angst held at UM library – Detroit Free Press California […]

Most Violent Cyber Attack Noted To Date: 2008 Pipeline Explosion Caused By Remote Hacking

Reporting by Jordan Robertson and Michael Riley in Bloomberg is shedding new light on a destructive attack against an oil pipeline that caused a massive explosion in Refahiye Turkey in 2008. The event occurred six years ago, but information is just coming out indicating the cyber attack component of this event. Robertson and Riley’s reports […]

Pew: Cyber Attacks Likely to Increase

The blurring lines between physical and cyber systems, coverage of data monitoring from the Edward Snowden revelations, and the deluge of cyber attacks in 2014 have resulted in new levels of American interest in cybersecurity. A few examples of this attention are the speculations around the implementation of Stuxnet, the government’s creation of Cyber Command, and […]