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Adm. Mike Mullen: Cyber Command should be empowered to go on offensive

by Greg Otto • 4 weeks ago

"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

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

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.

Pentagon's latest bug bounty program pays out $80,000

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

The highest bounty was $5,000 paid out eight times.

House defense bill would usher in cybersecurity changes at DOD

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months 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 • 2 months ago

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

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

by Chris Bing • 2 months 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.

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