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Pentagon's latest bug bounty program pays out $80,000

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The highest bounty was $5,000 paid out eight times.

Nation-state hackers attempted to use Equifax vulnerability against DoD, NSA official says

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

An NSA official says 24 hours after Equifax's breach was made public, a nation-state was scanning DoD for unpatched Apache Struts instances.

The Pentagon's latest bug bounty target is its travel booking system

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

Because the Defense Travel System is used by millions of people and maintains sensitive information, hardening its security is a priority for DoD, organizers said.

'Next generation' of Silicon Valley leaders more willing to work with feds, former Pentagon chief says

by Chris Bing • 6 months ago

Ashton Carter, who was President Barack Obama's secretary of Defense, seemed to suggest that the complex relationship between national security agencies and the private sector has turned a corner in recent years.

Elevation of Cyber Command will make it more like its elite brethren

by Shaun Waterman • 11 months ago

The elevation earlier this month was mandated by Congress, widely anticipated and won't alter much. But buried in the detail is a change that counts.

The tech behind the DARPA Grand Challenge winner will now be used by the Pentagon

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

The tech behind Mayhem, the winner of DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge, has been brought into the DoD under a seven-figure contract through DIUx

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