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Cyber Command lacks authorities, capabilities, Pentagon watchdog says

by Shaun Waterman • 3 weeks 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 • 1 month ago

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

The tech behind the DARPA Grand Challenge winner will now be used by the Pentagon

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The tech behind Mayhem, the winner of DARPA's Cyber Grand Challenge, has been brought into the DoD under a seven-figure contract through DIUx

Pentagon now testing behavioral ID pilot that would replace CAC card

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

The deal comes more than a year after then-CIO Terry Halvorsen first pledged to get rid of the ubiquitous Common Access Card smartcard.

Pentagon's looming Kaspersky ban viewed as 'purely political'

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 3 months ago

The firm's CEO and co-founder offered again on Friday to let the U.S. government audit his company's source code: "We've got nothing to hide."

Former DoD official: U.S. 'more and more vulnerable' to cyberattacks

by Shaun Waterman • 4 months ago

Vital U.S. industries like banking and telecommunications are more vulnerable than ever to cyberattacks, and the military systems that ought to deter such incursions are themselves susceptible to hackers, said former Pentagon cybersecurity policy chief Jim Miller.

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