National Cybersecurity Center partners with Cyber Resilience Institute on c-Watch Training

National Cybersecurity Center partners with Cyber Resilience Institute on c-Watch Training

Colorado Springs, CO June 18, 2020 – The National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) is pleased to announce its support for the Cyber Resilience Institute (CRI) and its c-Watch 2020 cyber intelligence training.   The NCC is a strong advocate for the advancement of cybersecurity-related trainings to fill a critical need for more cyber-aware and active students and professionals. The c-Watch 2020 training offers a three-week intensive course on the interdisciplinary domain of cyber […]

Hack and Hype at Scale: China’s Thievery and Auto-Propaganda

Hack and Hype at Scale: China’s Thievery and Auto-Propaganda

by Stephen H. Campbell This is Part I of a two-part series on China. Part I focuses on espionage.  US and UK intelligence agencies recently warned healthcare organizations about nation-state efforts to steal intellectual property related to research on vaccines and treatments for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Multiple countries are engaged in this espionage. Why? Beyond […]

A call to action

A call to action

The Cyber Resilience Institute (CRI), through the Sports-ISAO Program Office, will be focusing its efforts this summer on monitoring online threats to health-related critical infrastructure. Not only has the coronavirus pandemic disrupted ordinary life, but malicious entities are engaged in unconscionable attacks on the very system so critically needed right now. CRI, as a nonprofit […]

IOC, 2022 and Beijing

IOC, 2022 and Beijing

The Commission, which was joined by International Federations and World Para Sport representatives, met with the leadership of the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee via video-conference for an update on the work accomplished since the previous Commission meeting last July. Acknowledging the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in China in recent months, members of the […]

Unsung heroes in Russia’s sports doping scheme

Unsung heroes in Russia’s sports doping scheme

Two interns of the c-Watch Program (a cyber threat intelligence training curriculum) recently read another intern’s article that was posted to the Sports-ISAO blog. That article declared “Russia is the globe’s reigning World Champion of Hack and Hype”.The term “Hack and Hype” refers to Russia’s tactic of coupling hacking with disinformation, all as part of […]

“Hack and Hype:” How Old Tradecraft has been Weaponized in Cyberspace by c-Watch Intern 2020-002

“Hack and Hype:” How Old Tradecraft has been Weaponized in Cyberspace by c-Watch Intern 2020-002

Sports-ISAO sponsors c-Watch, which trains and deploys cyber threat analysts. A c-Watch intern offers this review of “Hack and Hype” as it evolved from its initial sports application to its Covid-19 incarnation. As the global leader in correlating cyberattacks in athletic events, Sports-ISAO is uniquely positioned to observe various hacking strategies employed by governments the […]

Sports and tax law intersect during pandemic

Sports and tax law intersect during pandemic

During these trying times, especially with stay-at-home orders still in effect in most states, it is difficult not to over-focus on the uncertainty that lies ahead. Hopefully, we can find healthy distractions to refocus our attention.

International Athletics Season Announced

International Athletics Season Announced

An international athletics season of one-day meetings is taking shape between August and October this year following the commitment of most Continental Tour Gold and Wanda Diamond League meeting directors to organise their events on rescheduled dates in 2020. A small number of countries will be able to stage meetings through June and July (Oslo’s […]

NFL setting a path to reopen facilities

NFL setting a path to reopen facilities

A memo this Wednesday, from Commissioner Roger Goodell of the NFL, laid the foundation on how team facilities should reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic. Goodell sought the counsel of government officials concerning the planning of safety measures such as an infection response team and measures that include social distancing for the planning of reopening of […]