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House defense bill would usher in cybersecurity changes at DOD

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 day ago

The House of Representatives on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a defense policy bill with several cybersecurity measures aimed at better securing Pentagon networks. The bill seeks closer collaboration between the departments of Defense and Homeland Security in defending against hackers, asks for quick notification of data breaches of military personnel, and continues to crack down on foreign-made telecom products that are deemed security threats.

Pentagon's websites need better security, Wyden says

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 days ago

Wyden warns that neglecting the security of public-facing DOD websites could embolden cybercriminals and state-backed hackers.

Lack of cooperation between contractors creates lasting vulnerabilities for DoD, official says

by Chris Bing • 4 days ago

Col. Tim Brooks, the mission assurance division chief in the Department of Army Management Office, said a lack of dialogue between contractors is causing headaches as the military looks to harden its systems.

Inside the new, state-of-the-art U.S. cyberwarfare bunker

by Chris Bing • 3 weeks ago

Senior U.S. officials hope the ICC will effectively help the 66-year-old signals intelligence agency easily coordinate with U.S. Cyber Command.

Pentagon bars Huawei, ZTE devices from sale on military bases

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 weeks ago

The news comes as the U.S. government scrutinizes the two companies for potentially enabling Chinese espionage through their technology.

Allowing mobile solutions to be secure and successful

by CyberScoop Staff • 3 weeks ago

DOD's Tim Hoyt talks with FedScoop's Billy Mitchell on how the department is handling emerging technologies from a security perspective.

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