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Here's what the newly signed NDAA means for cybersecurity

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Tuesday, approving the $700 billion spending bill designed to fund the U.S. military and its various cybersecurity-focused initiatives.

Watchdog questions DoD about Cyber Command's work with private sector, civilian agencies

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

The role the military, intelligence community or DHS plays in stopping digital attacks aimed at the U.S. economy can appear blurred at times.

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

by Chris Bing • 2 months 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.

Cyber Command lacks authorities, capabilities, Pentagon watchdog says

by Shaun Waterman • 4 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 • 5 months 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 • 5 months 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

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