Cyberwarfare


DOD looks to develop a preemptive approach to network defense

The Joint Force Headquarters for the DOD Information Network, a subordinate command of Cyber Command, is developing a strategic plan for defending its networks around the world.

Cyber forces prepare for an attack on a grand scale

In the annual Cyber Guard exercise, DOD worked with organizations across all sectors to simulate the response to a coordinated cyberattack.

To keep pace, military targets rapid prototyping and faster acquisition

Officials have expressed exasperation over the bulky acquisition process, which does not scale at “cyber speed.”

Analytics could be the key to cyber defense

DOD officials talk about the automated, big data tools that could do a lot to protect DOD networks.

SAIC wins big Cyber Command support contract

SAIC will be providing a raft of support duties as the prime contractor under a recent deal totaling up to $460 million

DOD implementing a system to monitor insider threats

The system will look for systemic threat issues, whether they occur intentionally or accidentally.

Why WMD-like treaties are unlikely with cyber

Christopher Painter, coordinator for Cyber Issues at the State Department, told Congress that curtailing the use of “cyber weapons” is complicated because, for one thing, the same tool used to attack can be used to protect networks.

Navy looking to shore up weapons-systems cybersecurity

NAVAIR issues a solicitation addressing the networked nature of weapons and the vulnerabilities can exist.

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