Tags U.S. Cyber Command

Cyber Command lacks authorities, capabilities, Pentagon watchdog says

by Shaun Waterman • 3 weeks 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.

Elevation of Cyber Command will make it more like its elite brethren

by Shaun Waterman • 4 weeks ago

The elevation earlier this month was mandated by Congress, widely anticipated and won't alter much. But buried in the detail is a change that counts.

Trump orders that U.S. Cyber Command receive new authority to conduct cyberwarfare

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Trump's decision moves Cyber Command one step closer from being moved away from the National Security Agency.

The future of Cyber Command's split

by CyberScoop Staff • 2 months ago

CyberScoop's Shaun Waterman talks about the movement (or lack thereof) on splitting U.S. Cyber Command from the NSA with Cybersecurity Today's John Bambenek.

GAO: Pentagon hasn't met conditions for separating NSA and Cyber Command

by Shaun Waterman • 2 months ago

The Pentagon has not finally decided whether to separate the leadership of the NNSA and U.S. Cyber Command, and has not begun to meet the congressionally mandated conditions for doing so.

Report: Obama admin planted cyber 'bombs' inside Russian infrastructure

by Ryan Johnston • 3 months ago

The Obama Administration reportedly planned a covert cyber operation as part of their Russian sanctions issued in December 2016 to punish Moscow for interference in the 2016 Presidential election.

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