In an effort to help its private and public sector companies combat the cyber attacks and cyber espionage efforts directed their way, the UK government has launched a new "cyber partnership" that will provide them with practical information about ongoing attacks.
The Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare - the recently released tentative rulebook on what actions should and should not be considered or allowed during cyber conflicts involving states - has raised a lot of interest in security circles.
The accusations and recriminations lobbed back and forth between the United States and China regarding alleged state-sponsored cyber espionage attacks have become almost a daily occurrence for a while now.
Once the exclusive domain of a small number of geniuses, hacking has gone mainstream as an element of national defense.
Mandiant, the computer forensic and incident response firm that got called in following the recent breaches of the New York Times' and Wall Street Journal's networks, has issued a comprehensive report about a specific hacking group that they believe to be a unit of China's People's Liberation Army.
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