Tags U.S. Cyber Command

State to gain more ability to monitor DOD cyber ops under White House agreement

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 weeks ago

The White House has reached consensus between State and Defense on how to pare back NSPM-13's precedent-setting delegation of authority to the DOD.

U.S. Cyber Command gives Congress $236M unfunded priorities wish list

by Suzanne Smalley • 1 month ago

The U.S. Cyber Command unfunded priorities wish list includes $168 million to enhance the Cyber Mission Force, a group conducting offensive and defensive cyber operations.

US says it disrupted Russian botnet 'before it could be weaponized'

by Joe Warminsky • 2 months ago

The botnet was being assembled by Russia's foreign intelligence agency, the GRU, Attorney General Merrick Garland said at a news conference.

Legislators rail against potential rollback of flexible DOD cyber powers

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

U.S. Cyber Command General Paul Nakasone told senators that scaling back his organization's cyber ops authorities would be damaging to its mission.

Debate erupts at news the White House may scale back DOD cyber-ops authorities

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

Cybersecurity and homeland security experts are split on the wisdom of scaling back broad authorities that DOD has to launch cyber-operations.

Biden administration is studying whether to scale back Trump-era cyber authorities at DOD

by Suzanne Smalley • 2 months ago

The Biden administration is considering revising the Trump-era policy that gave broad cyber authorities to the Department of Defense and Cyber Command.

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