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Pentagon, DHS agree to framework for joint cyberdefense

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

U.S. officials have long touted their “whole-of-government approach” to cyberthreats, and a new memo advances that cause.

Breach of Pentagon travel records exposes defense personnel PII

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The Pentagon identified the breach on Oct. 4 and is still investigating.

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 7 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 • 8 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 • 9 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 • 11 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.

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