Information Security


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.

DOD report on China details escalation in the cyber domain

The annual report to Congress describes China's focus on cyberspace as a domain of warfare.

Marine CIO: Sometimes the data just won't be there

In a contested spectrum, U.S. troops won’t always be able to count on information being available, and may have to revert to some "tried and true" tactics, Brig. Gen. Dennis Crall says.

DOD cyber official cites 'critical gap' in network defense

An incomplete understanding of the military’s networks hurts the ability to detect and respond to attacks, Cyber Command’s chief of operations says.

Services still adapting to the job of weaponizing the network

As cyber operations begin to fold more frequently into daily activities, the services are still discovering some growing pains.

Army tests prepare for all-domain warfare

Recent simulations incorporated joint forces operating against hybrid threats operating in all domains, including cyberspace and the electromagnetic spectrum.

Guardsman conduct large-scale cyber training

Guard units from around the country wrapped up Cyber Shield 2016, which coupled training courses with live scenarios to prepare in the case of a cyber incident at the state level.

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