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Army must empower next generation to succeed in cyber, senior official says

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

To quickly develop the Army's cyber capabilities requires that leadership consider unique options while also adjusting for a different culture brought in by recruits who are inherently digitally savvy, according to Col. Chris Wade, director of the Army's Task Force Cyber Strong.

Russian hackers used NYC terror attack news to lure targets into loading malware

by Chris Bing • 1 week ago

Security researchers recently discovered a notable spear phishing email campaign that used a peculiar, albeit increasingly popular, intrusion technique hidden inside a message concerning a terrorism attack in New York City.

U.S. Army and Navy Cyber Mission Force teams declared fully operational a year ahead of schedule

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

"The true challenge will be sustaining readiness and the prompt ability to 'answer all bells' when directed by U.S. Cyber Command," one official said.

Young Israelis increasingly opt for cyber service and contribute to combat troop shortage

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

“The IDF may need many more cyberexperts, but not in the numbers that the education system producing."

Cyber Command lacks authorities, capabilities, Pentagon watchdog says

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

In a heavily redacted 2015 report released to CyberScoop, the Department of Defense's inspector general says the fledgling command lacks the authorities it needs to manage personnel, set standards for training and ensure its teams are properly equipped for cyber-combat.

Trump orders that U.S. Cyber Command receive new authority to conduct cyberwarfare

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

Trump's decision moves Cyber Command one step closer from being moved away from the National Security Agency.

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