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Private sector warms to U.S. Cyber Command carrying out 'hack backs'

by Ryan Duffy • 8 hours ago

The U.S. government should decide how to retaliate against the worst attacks on the country’s private sector.

NDAA pushes U.S. Cyber Command to be more aggressive

by Ryan Duffy • 2 weeks ago

The Senate's version of the annual defense policy bill sets a road map for how U.S. Cyber Command will ramp up operations.

Former DIA official allegedly sold secrets to China, including possible Cyber Command information

by Chris Bing • 2 weeks ago

Ron Rockwell Hansen was caught providing secret military documents to the Chinese government, including what appears to be sensitive information about U.S. Cyber Command outposts, according to a newly unsealed Justice Department indictment.

House defense bill would usher in cybersecurity changes at DOD

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks 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.

The NSA now officially has a new chief

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Gen. Paul Nakasone, an experienced military leader with a unique background in cyber-operations and intelligence gathering, will be the next person to take on the "dual hat" role atop the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.

U.S. Cyber Command chief calls for debate around hacking unit's authorities

by Chris Bing • 2 months ago

Lawmakers and Pentagon leadership are considering plans that could one day provide U.S. Cyber Command with additional authorities to operate outside declared war zones, two senior U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday during an open congressional hearing.

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