Cyberwarfare


DOD's long path to creating a cyber warrior workforce

The U.S. Cyber Command is gearing up for the initial operating capacity of its Cyber Mission Force, despite some setbacks, and looking to groom the next generation of cyber warriors in the pipeline.

Cloud shift, data security driving encryption use

An industry survey forecasts broad use of crypto technologies as more enterprises shift sensitive data to the cloud.

Army giving cyber capabilities to tactical units

A recent exercise expands on work to take cyber tools into the battlefield.

Pentagon to welcome hackers with open arms

In a new initiative called Hack the Pentagon, DOD is inviting vetted hackers to explore potential vulnerabilities in systems as part of the government’s first bug bounty program.

Survey: Nation-states overtake insiders as DOD's top cyber threats

A new survey of DOD IT pros by SolarWinds finds that foreign governments are now seen as the greatest source of IT security threats.

Experts: Cyber adversaries becoming more brazen

During a recent Congressional hearing, experts provided insight on the merging tactics of countries such as Russia and Iran.

Carter looking to drop 'cyber bombs' on ISIS

The Defense secretary, while offering few details, said DOD is looking to limit the group's command and control capabilities and overload its networks.

Navy makes plans for cyber R&D

According to recent budget documents, the Navy is asking for $88 million in research and development fund to help shore up its networks.

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