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U.S. official is first to helm new NATO IT and cyber agency

by Shaun Waterman • 3 weeks ago

Former Defense Department Deputy Comptroller Kevin Scheid has taken up a new post as general manager of the NATO Communications and Information Agency, NCIA, where he will oversee a three billion Euro IT and cybersecurity modernization program.

Why a global cybersecurity Geneva convention is not going to happen

by Dave Aitel • 1 month ago

Op-ed: Dave Aitel says there are so many problems with the way governments deal with cybersecurity that a universally agreed-upon set of norms is a pipe dream.

Booz Allen Hamilton leaves 60,000 unsecured DOD files on AWS server

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The leak comes as an independent report on the Hal Martin incident is nearing completion.

Proposed bill would make DOD tell Congress when 'special cyber operations' are taking place

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House Armed Services Committee wants to codify a process that is currently done only as a courtesy.

U.S. launches 'Hack the Air Force' bug bounty program

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The contest continues a trend within the U.S. military that began last year with Hack the Pentagon and Hack the Army.

Trump budget: FBI would get an extra $61M to fight cybercrime and break encryption

by Chris Bing • 4 months ago

President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for the federal government includes a proposed $1.5 billion for the Homeland Security Department to protect federal networks and critical infrastructure from hackers and another $61 million for the FBI and Justice Department to track terrorist communications and combat cybercriminals.

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