U.S. President Joe Biden (L) speaks with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during the start of a round table meeting at a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday, June 29, 2022. (Photo by SUSAN WALSH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

NATO to create cyber rapid response force, increase cyber defense aid to Ukraine

The references the NATO declaration makes to cybersecurity depart from the past and reflect the increasing importance of cyberdefense to overall security, experts said.
Ukrainian servicemen mourn on the coffin of their comrade Oleh Kutsyn, commander of the “Karpatska Sitch” battalion killed during the war against Russia, during a funeral ceremony at Kyiv’s “Maidan” Independence Square on June 22, 2022. (Photo by SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

Research questions potentially dangerous implications of Ukraine’s IT Army

Volunteer hacking efforts could unwittingly pull countries or private companies into a murky geopolitical mess, a researcher says.
Zelenskyy speaks to Finland parliament
Members of parliament applaud following the address via video link of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (seen on screen) at the Finnish Parliament in Helsinki on April 8, 2022. (Photo by EMMI KORHONEN/Lehtikuva/AFP via Getty Images)

Denial-of-service disrupts Finnish government sites during Zelenskyy speech

The incident also coincided with Finland openly weighing NATO membership and the Finns saying a Russian aircraft violated their airspace.
Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, U.S. President Joe Biden, Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and France’s President Emmanuel Macron pose for a G7 leaders’ family photo during a NATO summit on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, at the alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, on March 24, 2022. (Photo by Henry Nicholls – Pool/Getty Images)

NATO, G-7 leaders promise bulwark against retaliatory Russian cyberattacks

The pledges follow the Biden administration saying that Russia's calculus on digital assaults had changed.