DoD’s network security officials want service members and workers to use the latest devices — but very carefully.
A top computer security provider hopes it has the answer to the next big wave of cyber-security threats. Will it work?
A report says China may have inadvertently offered proof of its cyber-aggressiveness even as it tried to cast blame elsewhere.
The Pentagon’s number 2 leader announced a “cyber-pilot” program in which DoD, other government agencies and contractors will joint forces on cyber-defense.
A report from Beijing says China endured nearly half a million cyber-attacks last year, but most of them apparently didn’t originate where you might think.
DoD has acknowledged its cyber-woes, but says it doesn’t think it was a main target of the ongoing cyber attack announced this week.
The Pentagon wants to get all its cyber-matters into one convenient place online, but its focus still is exclusively on defense, with nary a peep about its own offensive or snooping capabilities.
With more rounds of defense spending cuts looming, the Pentagon must choose which roles and missions are a top priority and which ones aren’t important as it drafts future budgets; a move that will no doubt entail risk and the usual round of ‘painful choices,’ a pair of think tankers advised lawmakers and their staff today on Capitol Hill.
Should the U.S. and China pursue a cyber-accord before their explorations of each other’s networks get out of hand?
A rash of cyber-attacks, and authorities’ apparent inability to keep up, makes it seem that network chaos might become a daily reality.
Can the vast Internet real estate taken up by DoD and the intelligence community survive the White House’s planned purge of official websites?
The Army has begun a large-scale field test to determine how it could use commercial smartphones and software on the battlefield.
The Pentagon’s new cyber-strategy will lay down a warning for potential cyber-miscreants, but everything depends on the details.
The Pentagon is reportedly close to releasing its new cyber-strategy. But how much can it help with actual preparations in case of a cyber attack?
A senior Air Force space official recently warned of the threat of 4G wireless service interfering with Global Positioning System transmissions.
Despite the need for constant technological innovation in the digital realm, the best defense against cyber attacks is not a new weapon system but strict human security procedures, said Air Force Space Command’s Vice Commander, Lt. Gen. Michael Basla last week.
The Air Force’s Chief Information Officer, Lt. Gen. William Lord just shed some more light on how the Pentagon is working to solve the timeless problem of getting all its jets, satellites and ground vehicles to talk to one another.
The military has long been extremely quiet regarding its offensive cyber capabilities, largely leaving it up to analysts and pundits to describe what offensive operations would look like. Yesterday however, Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton Schwartz dropped the biggest hint I’ve heard a Pentagon official say in a while about offensive cyber ops.
Amidst all the talk about Libya today, two U.S. combatant commanders took a moment to bring cyber warfare in to the spotlight, calling for increased public private partnership on cyber matters due to the fact that the vast majority of cyber operations occur outside of the DoD’s purview.
UPDATED: House Passes Two Week Budget Reprieve
The Defense Department would be forced to furlough half of its civliian employees if the government were to shut down, Deputy Defense Secretary Bill Lynn told the Senate today. On top of that, Lynn said the department would be hard-pressed to pay its both its civilian and military employees in mid-March should a shutdown occur.