Cyberwar: Microsoft Comes to Ukraine’s Aid Combating Russian Malware

Microsoft – and, apparently, HPC – have come to Ukraine’s aid in the cyber aspect of the Russian invasion. Several hours before Russia began its assault on February 24, Microsoft’s Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC), scanning the company’s vast network, detected a new round of offensive cyberattacks directed at Ukraine’s digital infrastructure, according to a blog […]

@HPCpodcast Special Edition: HPC/AI-Powered Geopolitcal Cyberwar and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine may involve a heavy measure of cyberwar, a new and shrouded form of espionage and sabotage with potentially devastating impacts. Here we offer a special edition of the @HPCpodcast to discuss the role of “geopolitical cyberwar” — nation-state cyber strategies driven by combinations of HPC and AI, and the relative sophistication of the Russians vs. the U.S. and western Europe. Our guest: Richard Stiennon (his Google Books profile), he is a cyber security industry analyst and author who was formerly of Gartner’s IT Security Research Practice and a Forbes columnist. Stiennon told us he is surprised