Nov. 21, 2016
DoD, Army Ramp Up Cybersecurity Measures With New Initiatives
DoD officials announced two new initiatives that aim to strengthen the cyber security environment in the Defense Department and the Army.
Nov. 16, 2016
Cybercom Commander: Public-Private Partnerships Needed for Cybersecurity
Given growing threats to everyone from cyberspace, collaboration between private companies and federal agencies is critical, the commander of U.S. Cyber Command said during the Wall Street Journal CEO Council annual meeting.
Oct. 24, 2016
All Cyber Mission Force Teams Achieve Initial Operating Capability
FORT MEADE, Md. —
All 133 of U.S. Cyber Command’s Cyber Mission Force teams have reached a threshold level of initial operating capacity and can execute their fundamental mission, Cybercom officials announced.
Sept. 13, 2016
Senior Officials: DoD Supports Strong Encryption for Defense, Commercial Security
In Senate testimony, Marcel Lettre, undersecretary of defense for intelligence, and Navy Adm. Mike Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command and director of the National Security Agency, highlighted the role of encryption in keeping the nation secure.
July 15, 2016
DoD Cyber Strategy Defines How Officials Discern Cyber Incidents from Armed Attacks
Defense Department leaders told a House panel that cyber incidents are assessed on a case-by-case basis to determine if they constitute an armed attack on the nation and if they require a response.
June 22, 2016
U.S. Military’s Cyber Capabilities Provide Strength, Challenges, Official Says
The U.S. military's cyber capabilities provide a great strength as well as challenges, Air Force Brig. Gen. Charles L. Moore Jr., the Joint Staff’s deputy director of global operations, told the House Armed Services Committee.
Cyber Command Deputy Details Formation of Cyber Mission Force
The deputy commander of U.S. Cyber Command detailed the command’s efforts to build capabilities and capacity in the Cyber Mission Force during his testimony before the House Armed Services Committee.
DoD Requires ‘Culture of Cybersecurity' to Safeguard Networks, Official Says
The Defense Department has made significant progress in implementing its cyber strategy, the acting assistant secretary of defense for homeland defense and global security told a House panel.
June 18, 2016
Cyber Guard 2016 Seeks to Manage Complexity in Invisible Domain
SUFFOLK, Va. —
Exercise Cyber Guard 2016 brought together about 800 participants from 100 organizations and the National Guard to deal with cyberattack scenarios and build resilience.
April 21, 2016
Critical Infrastructure Vulnerable to Attack, NSA Leader Says
WEST POINT, N.Y. —
Strong dependence on industrial control systems is a serious vulnerability for industry, the National Security Agency’s deputy director said at the Joint Service Academy Cyber Security Summit at the U.S. Military Academy.