Olympic Medals Reallocation

Olympic Medals Reallocation

Extra medal ceremonies took place during the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London this past week.   Five teams and eleven athletes whose results have been upgraded from past world championships received redistributed medals.  The reallocation and updated results stem from doping violations related to the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).  […]

RusAF Suspension Stands

RusAF Suspension Stands

While nineteen Russians are participating at the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London as neutral athletes, the IAAF voted overwhelmingly against allowing Russian athletes from participating in the World Championships this week. The Russian Federation was suspended by the IAAF from participating in international world events due to the World Anti-Doping […]

London “Gat” No Love for Gatlin

London “Gat” No Love for Gatlin

Contributed by: Yomphana Adams   Admist jeers not cheers, Justin Gatlin won his preliminary heat in 10.05 seconds yesterday. But it was his performance in the 100 meter final today against Usain Bolt that got the crowd riled up. Gatlin beat Usain Bolt in his last race before retiring at the Council of the International […]

Russian Athletes Might be Reinstated: Available for Competition

Russian Athletes Might be Reinstated: Available for Competition

On the cusp of the IAAF world championships London games next month, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) may reinstate the All-Russia Athletics Federation (ARAF) in early August.  ARAF membership was severely impacted by the 2015 report from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) that exposed systematic state-sponsored doping in Russia.  The issue was so […]

International Assoc. of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Website Hacked

IAAF Theraputic .Exemption database breached by Fancy Bear

International Assoc. of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Website Hacked

Reprinted from: https://www.iaaf.org/news/press-release/iaaf-cyber-attack The IAAF has been a victim of a cyber attack which it believes has compromised athletes’ Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) applications stored on IAAF servers. The attack by FANCY BEAR, also known as APT28, was detected during a proactive investigation carried out by cyber incident response (CIR) firm Context Information Security, who were […]

Olympics ISAO Watchfloor Proof-of-Concept Released

Olympics ISAO Watchfloor Proof-of-Concept Released

Few things generate interest, passion, and a following like the world of sport. Armed conflict has been suspended upon the occurrence of a sporting event. Business pursuits take a backseat to the spectacle of a major competition. Children are given the namesakes of sport icons. What better energy exists than from sport to catapult cyber […]

International Olympic Committee’s IT

International Olympic Committee’s IT

It was revealed today by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) that the Rio Games withstood one of the largest distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks from the past six months.  At its peak it was logged at 540 Mbps, with over 500 million cyber security events.  According to Kurt Marko, this was double the number from […]

Proof-of-Concept

Beginning in mid-2015, the principals of the not-for-profit Cyber Resilience Institute (CRI) and the for-profit Cyber Threat Intelligence Network (CTIN) began planning a project that could be used as a proof-of-concept (POC) for an Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) for amateur and professional sports.  By October, 2015, a well-known threat intelligence platform (TIP) vendor, […]

How the Host Country Fared in the Olympics

How the Host Country Fared in the Olympics

Despite the plethora of problems currently facing Brazil, the host country was able to win several gold medals during the Olympics. Brazil won its first medal of the Games in judo after Rafaela Silva won against Mongolia’s Sumiya Dorjsuren. Silva is Brazil’s first world champion in the sport, but she was disqualified from the 2012 […]

Uncle Sam Rooting For Team USA

Uncle Sam Rooting For Team USA

There are a few rewards for Olympic athletes that put all of the time, effort, and money into becoming the greatest in the world at his or her event. First is the honor to represent ones country in the biggest sporting event in the world, there are also sponsorships available for the top few who are […]

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