How an annual ‘Cyber Shield’ drill helps the National Guard secure elections
The drill has grown way beyond its humble beginnings to include over 800 people from the Guard, private sector, and law enforcement.
Breach of Pentagon travel records exposes defense personnel PII
The Pentagon identified the breach on Oct. 4 and is still investigating.
GAO report shows how easy it is to hack DOD weapon systems
In cybersecurity probes of Pentagon weapon systems in recent years, pen-testers were able to wrest control of systems with relative ease, according to GAO.
Pentagon lays out plan to secure websites in response to lawmaker inquiry
CIO Dana Deasy lays out the department's plan in response to Sen. Ron Wyden, who raised concerna about the security of DOD's many public-facing sites.
Adm. Mike Mullen: Cyber Command should be empowered to go on offensive
"I think that line has to be drawn, and we have to respond, and they need to pay a fairly significant price for what they're doing.”
Chinese hackers stole sensitive U.S. Navy submarine plans from contractor
A Chinese intelligence agency was able to successfully hack into a Navy contractor around February, stealing more than a half terabyte worth of highly sensitive documents.