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At DEF CON’s aviation village, the military is interested in more than just the hacks

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

The Defense Digital Service's newly minted chief, Brett Goldstein, tells CyberScoop his team intends to use the DEFCON aviation village as a way to attract recruits to hack the Pentagon.

Trump's Pentagon pick 'confident' in 2020 election security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Mark Esper told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the 2020 contests will be "unfettered" by foreign actors, but the military and intelligence agencies will "always will have a lot of work to do" to secure elections.

Julian Assange charged with 17 new criminal counts under Espionage Act

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The U.S. government unsealed an indictment in April revealing that Assange had been charged for conspiracy to commit computer intrusion.

U.S. Cyber Command knows its weapons may one day be used by its targets

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

The idea that adversaries might reverse engineer NSA exploits is one that military leaders deal with every day. So what's being done to prevent it from happening?

Cyber Command has redeployed overseas in effort to protect 2020 elections

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The moves are meant to complicate possible election interference originating in countries like Russia. The goal is to be "in constant contact with the enemy," one general said.

China making 'rapid progress' on potency of cyber-operations, Pentagon says

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

“The threat and the challenge is persistent. The Chinese remain very aggressive in their use of cyber,” Assistant Secretary of Defense Randall G. Schriver said during a press briefing on a new report.

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