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Cyber Command has redeployed overseas in effort to protect 2020 elections

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The moves are meant to complicate possible election interference originating in countries like Russia. The goal is to be "in constant contact with the enemy," one general said.

China making 'rapid progress' on potency of cyber-operations, Pentagon says

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

“The threat and the challenge is persistent. The Chinese remain very aggressive in their use of cyber,” Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall G. Schriver said during a press briefing on a new report.

How an annual ‘Cyber Shield’ drill helps the National Guard secure elections

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The drill has grown way beyond its humble beginnings to include over 800 people from the Guard, private sector, and law enforcement.

How DHS is following the Pentagon's plan for internal cybersecurity

by Greg Otto • 2 months ago

DHS is trying to replicate a plan used by the Department of Defense to protect and defend its network.

NSA’s Joyce outlines how U.S. can disrupt and deter foreign hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

“We have to impose costs in a visible way to start deterrence,” the NSA's Rob Joyce told an industry association.

Pentagon, DHS agree to framework for joint cyberdefense

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

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

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